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By Jason Zweig | Aug. 14, 2020 11:00 am ET
Few funds in history can rival the returns of ProShares UltraPro QQQ, a $7 billion exchange-traded fund that seeks to triple the daily performance of the Nasdaq 100 index.
Yet fewer can rival its risk, and you can lose money on it even in a flat or rising market. You should think three times before investing in such a fund.
Commonly called by its ticker symbol, TQQQ, the fund returned an average of 51.5% annually over the 10 years ended July 31, making it the single best-performing mutual fund or ETF of the past decade, according to Morningstar Inc. Over the 10 years through Aug. 13, the fund has earned a cumulative gain of 7,298%.…
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