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

A hedge or hedgerow is a line of closely spaced shrubs and tree species, planted and trained to form a barrier or to mark the boundary of an area. Hedges used to separate a road from adjoining fields or one field from another, and of sufficient age to incorporate larger trees, are known as hedgerows. It is also a simple form of topiary. ==History=...
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Hedge

- A financial term for a specific type of commodities planning and trading.
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hedge

(from the article `fence`) ...or exclude people or animals, to define boundaries, or to decorate. Timber, earth, stone, and metal are widely used for fencing. Fences of living ...
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Hedge

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

• (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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hedge

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

[finance] A hedge is an investment position intended to offset potential losses/gains that may be incurred by a companion investment. In simple language, a hedge is used to reduce any substantial losses/gains suffered by an individual or an organization. A hedge can be constructed from many types of financial instruments, including stocks, ...
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Hedge

[linguistics] A hedge is a mitigating word or sound used to lessen the impact of an utterance. Typically, they are adjectives or adverbs, but can also consist of clauses. It could be regarded as a form of euphemism. Examples: Hedges may intentionally or unintentionally be employed in both spoken and written language since they are crucially...
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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

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

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

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

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 hedge is a fence formed of living trees or shrubs. Hedges are often composed of one or more of the following: Hawthorn, crab, blackthorn, holly, privet, beech, hornbeam, maple, barberry, furze, broom, alder, poplar, willow, yew, box, arborvitae, sweet-briar, etc. Although superior to dry-stone walls, they take up much room, and exhaust the soil t...
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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

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 strategy employed in the futures, options and warrants markets to reduce... <a target=_blank href='http://www.finance-glossary.com/terms/hedge.htm?id=12574&ginPtrCode=00000&PopupMode=false' title='Read full definition of hedge'>more</a>
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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 strategy used in order to reduce an investment risk involving investing in a security in contrast to one`s primary objective. Discover What It`s Like to Live Easy With EquiTrend
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Hedge

A strategy used to limit investment loss by making a transaction that offsets an existing position.
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