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Take A Flier

What is 'Take A Flier'

Take a flier is the slang term for a decision to invest in highly speculative investments.

Explaining 'Take A Flier'

When an investor is taking a flier, he or she is knowingly acquiring a high-risk, speculative instrument that may end up with them taking a bath.


Further Reading


The changing landscape of the European financial services sector
www.sciencedirect.com [PDF]
The European financial services sector is confronted with major forces that have changed its competitive dynamics and the strategic context. Firstly, we investigate the pace of the diffusion of two forces for strategic renewal (technological innovations and regulatory …

Following the herd or not?: Patterns of renewal in the Netherlands and the UKFollowing the herd or not?: Patterns of renewal in the Netherlands and the UK
www.sciencedirect.com [PDF]
The European financial services sector is confronted with major forces that have changed its competitive dynamics and the strategic context. Firstly, we investigate the pace of the diffusion of two forces for strategic renewal (technological innovations and regulatory …

Financial factors in business fluctuationsFinancial factors in business fluctuations
www.nber.org [PDF]
The European financial services sector is confronted with major forces that have changed its competitive dynamics and the strategic context. Firstly, we investigate the pace of the diffusion of two forces for strategic renewal (technological innovations and regulatory …

An exploration into the economic impact of industrial development versus conservation on western public landsAn exploration into the economic impact of industrial development versus conservation on western public lands
www.tandfonline.com [PDF]
The European financial services sector is confronted with major forces that have changed its competitive dynamics and the strategic context. Firstly, we investigate the pace of the diffusion of two forces for strategic renewal (technological innovations and regulatory …

Co‐evolution in strategic renewal behaviour of British, Dutch and French financial incumbents: Interaction of environmental selection, institutional effects and …Co‐evolution in strategic renewal behaviour of British, Dutch and French financial incumbents: Interaction of environmental selection, institutional effects and …
onlinelibrary.wiley.com [PDF]
The European financial services sector is confronted with major forces that have changed its competitive dynamics and the strategic context. Firstly, we investigate the pace of the diffusion of two forces for strategic renewal (technological innovations and regulatory …

A Guide (not only) for Economics DictionariesA Guide (not only) for Economics Dictionaries
unora.unior.it [PDF]
The European financial services sector is confronted with major forces that have changed its competitive dynamics and the strategic context. Firstly, we investigate the pace of the diffusion of two forces for strategic renewal (technological innovations and regulatory …

Economic deregulation: Days of reckoning for microeconomistsEconomic deregulation: Days of reckoning for microeconomists
www.jstor.org [PDF]
The European financial services sector is confronted with major forces that have changed its competitive dynamics and the strategic context. Firstly, we investigate the pace of the diffusion of two forces for strategic renewal (technological innovations and regulatory …

Lone eagles and high fliers in rural producer servicesLone eagles and high fliers in rural producer services
ageconsearch.umn.edu [PDF]
The European financial services sector is confronted with major forces that have changed its competitive dynamics and the strategic context. Firstly, we investigate the pace of the diffusion of two forces for strategic renewal (technological innovations and regulatory …

“Control frauds” as financial super-predators: How “pathogens” make financial markets inefficient“Control frauds” as financial super-predators: How “pathogens” make financial markets inefficient
www.sciencedirect.com [PDF]
The European financial services sector is confronted with major forces that have changed its competitive dynamics and the strategic context. Firstly, we investigate the pace of the diffusion of two forces for strategic renewal (technological innovations and regulatory …



Q&A About Take A Flier


What is a flier?

A flier is a decision to invest in highly speculative investments.

What are some examples of high risk investments?

Some examples include penny stocks and options trading.

Why would an investor take a flier?

An investor may take a flier if he or she believes that the investment will pay off.

What does the term "take a flier" mean?

The term "take a flier" means to knowingly acquire high-risk, speculative instruments that may end up with them taking a bath.

How can an investor make money from taking risks?

If the investment pays off, then they can make money by investing in risky instruments.

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