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The Contrarian Investor Podcast

May 21, 2019

Leverage, especially using borrowed money to increase returns, has a bad reputation that is no longer justified, according to David Kreinces of ETF Portfolio Management. In fact, proper use of leverage can help investors produce alpha in market environments where other strategies fall short.

Treasuries as a shock absorber, allowing for use of leverage with growth assets (2:55), why following price action is more important than monitoring news (7:11), including presidential tweets (9:11), background on David and his firm (11:40), why investors' continued fear of leverage causes missed opportunities (17:00), semiconductor stocks and indexes as the ultimate proxy for growth and artificial intelligence (20:33), current stocks in the portfolio (24:49).

Not intended as investment advice.