(1). A term used when an individual isn’t an expert in your particular field, but knows enough about it to get you in trouble when you screw up.
“So Scott, I’m certainly no IT expert, I mean, I know enough to be dangerous, but don’t you think setting the password to the server as “server password” could have led to that virus? Boss wants to see you by the way.”
(1). In finance, to invest newly-received client assets in products offered by the firm. The term is usually uttered by anxious stockbrokers (many of whom have already put down money on a pool or new car) when discussing, internally, clients who are reluctant to approve their investment recommendations.