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The long and short of it: How investors are getting burned by leveraged ETFs
by Robert St George on Oct 01, 2013 at 07:51
However, he adds that leveraged ETFs are not the only means by which investors can be exposed to gearing. Closed-end funds are not averse to turning to borrowing to try to enhance returns.
Of course, few investment trusts do so through leveraged ETFs – the preferred means are the more conventional contracts for difference and even old-fashioned bank borrowing. That is probably wise.