What is 'Take A Flier'

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

BREAKING DOWN '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.

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