Exchange-traded funds that use leverage to boost returns have an appeal that can be hard to resist. If your timing is right, you can collect gains two or even three times that of the daily return of a given stock or bond index. But Jonathan Burton of Marketwatch and experts from Morningstar say "watch out: Leverage cuts both ways, and if you're on the wrong side of a bet, your losses will be magnified."
...And leveraged ETFs -- which use derivatives and other financial instruments to amplify the market's daily moves -- have wrinkles that can lead to unwelcome surprises for some investors. Steve and Sinclair review. In the Q & A, hear answers about the legalities involved with certain types of agents and advisors, and how it can result in your getting short-changed on thorough information.