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I've been thinking of using credit cards to increase the returns on my investments. Here's the idea: get one of those 2.9% cards, charge up $5000 on it, and instead of paying off the card like I normally would, invest the money in the market. Then, pay the minimum monthly payment to avoid the fees and transfer the balance to other cards once the intro rate expires. By my calculations, you'd have to get a return that beats the rate of the card, at worst, by your personal tax rate (short term capital gains tax). Shouldn't be too hard if you go conservative and just invest in the Fool 4 stocks. Corporations finance their growth with debt all the time, why shouldn't people?

Is there anything that I'm missing with this line of reasoning?
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