Hedge

A transaction that reduces the risk of an investment.
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Hedge

Suitable trees, shrubs, or bushes planted relatively close together so that the branches will intertwine to provide a barrier fence for a windbreaker or privacy. Hedges can be any height or width depending on the plant material used. Generally they are long lived species.
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Hedge

Is the act of protecting a position. Hedges can be either Long or Short. Hedges are often done with derivative products. A Long Hedge refers to a position whereby a derivative contract is purchased to protect against a short actual position. A Short Hedge is a position whereby a derivative is sold to protect against a long actual position.
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Hedge

(noun) Something that reduces the risk of future price movements.
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Hedge

The purchase or sale of options or futures contracts as a temporary substitute for a transaction to be made at a later date. Usually it involves opposite positions in the cash or futures or options market.
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hedge

A hedge is typically accomplished by making approximately offsetting transactions that will largely eliminate one or more types of risk.
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hedge

[n] - taking two positions that will offset each other if prices change and so limiting financial risk 2. [n] - an intentionally noncommittal or ambiguous statement 3. [n] - a fence formed by a row of closely planted shrubs or bushes 4. [v] - avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues
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Hedge

A strategy that offsets or reduces investment risk. Options can be used to adopt opposite positions to that of the main holding.
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Hedge

A field boundary composed of shrubs such as hawthorn or blackthorn dense enough to keep livestock in the field and provide shelter. Hedges require regular maintenance to prevent them becoming sparse and less effective.
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Hedge

Futures or options transactions entered into with the motivation to reduce risk.
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Hedge

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Hedge

A financial strategy that reduces the risks from one security or other investment by buying or selling others....more on Hedge
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Hedge

a living 'wall', usually of evergreen plants, employed for privacy, shelter and for the marking out of garden plots, great or small.
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Hedge

A hedge is typically accomplished by making approximately offsetting transactions that will largely eliminate one or more types of risk. Hedging Investors can use derivatives and covered warrants to hedge investments. For instance, if an investor owns a particular stock, he or she can neutralize the impact of an impending fall in price by buying a
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Hedge

Hedge noun [ Middle English hegge , Anglo-Saxon hecg ; akin to haga an inclosure, English haw , Anglo-Saxon hege hedge, English hay bote, Dutch hegge , Old High German hegga , German hecke . √12. See Haw a hedge.] A thicke
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Hedge

Hedge transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Hedged ; present participle & verbal noun Hedging .] 1. To inclose or separate with a hedge; to fence with a thickly set line or thicket of shrubs or small trees; as, to hedge
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Hedge

Hedge intransitive verb 1. To shelter one's self from danger, risk, duty, responsibility, etc., as if by hiding in or behind a hedge; to skulk; to slink; to shirk obligations. « I myself sometimes, leaving the fear of God on the left hand and hiding mine honor in my necessity, am fain to sh
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hedge

1. To inclose or separate with a hedge; to fence with a thickly set line or thicket of shrubs or small trees; as, to hedge a field or garden. ... 2. To obstruct, as a road, with a barrier; to hinder from progress or success; sometimes with up and out. 'I will hedge up thy way with thorns.' (Hos. Ii. 6) 'Lollius Urbius . . . Drew another wall . . .
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hedge

hedging noun an intentionally noncommittal or ambiguous statement; `when you say `maybe` you are just hedging`
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hedge

hedgerow noun a fence formed by a row of closely planted shrubs or bushes
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hedge

fudge verb avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues); `He dodged the issue`; `she skirted the problem`; `They tend to evade their responsibilities`; `he evaded the questions skillfully`
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hedge

verb minimize loss or risk; `diversify your financial portfolio to hedge price risks`; `hedge your bets`
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hedge

verb enclose or bound in with or as it with a hedge or hedges; `hedge the property`
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Hedge

A transaction that reduces the risk of an investment.
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Hedge

• (n.) A thicket of bushes, usually thorn bushes; especially, such a thicket planted as a fence between any two portions of land; and also any sort of shrubbery, as evergreens, planted in a line or as a fence; particularly, such a thicket planted round a field to fence it, or in rows to separate the parts of a garden. • (v. i.) To shelter
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