hedges

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plural of hedge
third-person singular of hedge
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A non-committal or intentionally ambiguous statement
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To reduce one's exposure to risk
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Contract or arrangement reducing one's exposure to risk (for example the risk of price movements or interest rate movements)

The asset class acts as a hedge.

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To offset the risk associated with
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To enclose
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Used attributively, with figurative indication of a person's upbringing, or professional activities, taking place by the side of the road; third-rate

He then traced them from place to place, till at last he found two of them drinking together, with a third person, at a hedge-tavern near Aldersgate.

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To obstruct
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To construct or repair a hedge
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To avoid verbal commitment

He carefully hedged his statements with weasel words.

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{n} a fence made with bushes
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{v} to make a hedge, fence, inclose, shift
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If you hedge against something unpleasant or unwanted that might affect you, especially losing money, you do something which will protect you from it. You can hedge against redundancy or illness with insurance Today's clever financial instruments make it possible for firms to hedge their risks
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an asset or derivative whose market risk offsets the risk in another asset held or liability
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an intentionally noncommittal or ambiguous statement; "when you say `maybe' you are just hedging"
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To reduce the risk of a wager by making a bet against the side or chance one has bet on
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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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If you hedge your bets, you reduce the risk of losing a lot by supporting more than one person or thing in a situation where they are opposed to each other. Hawker Siddeley tried to hedge its bets by diversifying into other fields
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To obstruct, as a road, with a barrier; to hinder from progress or success; sometimes with up and out
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A conservative strategy used to limit investment loss by initiating a position which offsets an existing position
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Something that is a hedge against something unpleasant will protect you from its effects. Gold is traditionally a hedge against inflation
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To use reservations and qualifications in one's speech so as to avoid committing one's self to anything definite
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A transcation that reduces the risk of an investment
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minimize loss or risk; "diversify your financial portfolio to hedge price risks"; "hedge your bets"
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To balance a position in the market in order to reduce risk Hedges work like insurance: a small position pays off large amounts with a slight move in the market
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a fence formed by a row of closely planted shrubs or bushes
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The purchase or sale of a futures contract as a temporary substitute for a cash market transaction to be made at a later date Usually it involves opposite positions in the cash market and futures market at the same time (See long hedge, short hedge )
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A conservative strategy used to limit investment loss by effecting a transaction that offsets an existing position
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A hedge is a row of bushes or small trees, usually along the edge of a garden, field, or road
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To offset investment risk in a particular security by another investment or transaction in another market A long position in a bond may be hedged with a put on those bonds
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a transaction that reduces the risk of an investment and the risk of loss
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{f} surround with a hedge; put up a boundary, enclose; evade, avoid; avoid making a direct answer or statement
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~ An investment made with the intention of minimizing the impact of adverse movements in interest rates or securities prices
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Contract or arrangement reducing ones exposure to risk (for example the risk of price movements or interest rate movements)
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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
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As an example transaction by a consumer or producer of a metal designed to protect him against price fluctuations A consumer of platinum, for instance, may "hedge" against a possible price increase by buying enough metal to cover his needs in the form of a futures contract Futures markets were originally foe hedges, as opposed to speculators, by whom the market is now used predominantly
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To surround so as to prevent escape
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Any strategy which involves investing or speculating on a security in contrast to one’s primary objective in order to provide a degree of insurance against being wrong For example, an investor who is heavily invested in common stocks for long-term capital appreciation may consider "hedging" his investments against a downturn in the overall market by purchasing put options, selling call options, short selling or employing other strategies designed to profit from market downturns
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A sale of futures contracts to offset the ownership or purchase of the underlying cash commodity in order to protect it against adverse price moves; or, conversely, a purchase of futures contracts to offset the sale of the underlying cash commodity, again for protection against adverse price moves
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An investment position or combination of positions that reduces the volatility of your portfolio value One can take an offsetting position in a related security Instruments used are varied and include forwards, futures, options, and combinations of all of them
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A position in the financial market that is opposite to a position in the physical market The expectation is that gains and losses from price movements will offset each other in the two markets when the position in the financial market is closed For example, a producer who owns gas now and wants to sell it at some point in the future, would first obtain a futures contract to sell gas at that future time When that time arrives, the producer sells the gas on the physical market and closes its position in the futures market with a contract to buy gas, thus completing the hedge If the price of gas rose during this time, the producer would experience a gain in the physical market and a loss on the futures market Similarly, if the price of gas fell, the producer would experience a loss on the physical market and a gain on the futures market
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To shelter one's self from danger, risk, duty, responsibility, etc
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Reduces risk by taking a position in a future equal and opposite to an existing or anticipated cash position, or by shorting a security similar to one in which a long position has been established see also: Long Hedge, Long Position
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Hedgers are individuals and firms that make purchases and sales in the futures market solely for the purpose of establishing a known price level--weeks or months in advance--for something they later intend to buy or sell in the cash market (back to top)
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as if by hiding in or behind a hedge; to skulk; to slink; to shirk obligations
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To surround for defense; to guard; to protect; to hem (in)
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To stonewall; to avoid answering question
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hinder or restrict with or as if with a hedge; "The animals were hedged in"
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any technique designed to reduce or eliminate financial risk; for example, taking two positions that will offset each other if prices change
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A commitment or investment made with the intention of minimizing the impact of adverse movements in interest rates or securities prices and offsetting potential losses
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hinder or restrict with or as if with a hedge; "The animals were hedged in
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If you hedge, you avoid answering a question or committing yourself to a particular action or decision. They hedged in answering various questions about the operation `I can't give you an answer now,' he hedged
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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
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any technique designed to reduce or eliminate financial risk; for example, taking two positions that will offset each other if prices change minimize loss or risk; "diversify your financial portfolio to hedge price risks"; "hedge your bets"
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enclose or bound in with or as it with a hedge or hedges; "hedge the property"
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{i} row of bushes forming a fence or boundary; barrier, limit
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A transaction that reduces the risk of an investment
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a fence formed by a row of closely planted shrubs or bushes an intentionally noncommittal or ambiguous statement; "when you say `maybe' you are just hedging"
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Hedging is a strategy of reducing risk by offsetting investments with investments of opposite risk Risks must be negatively correlated in order to hedge each other; for example, an investment with high inflation risk and low immediate returns with investments with low inflation risk and high immediate returns Long hedges protect against a short-term position and short hedges protect against a long-term position Hedging is not the same as diversification, as it aims to protect against risk by counterbalancing a specific area of risk
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A transaction used as a protective manoeuvre intended to reduce the risk of loss from price fluctuations of securities
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A strategy used to offset investment risk In investing, hedging involves the purchase of an offsetting position, such as a put option or futures contract, to guard against the risk of a market decline Often used as a defensive strategy in portfolios investing in non-U S securities to reduce the negative effects of unfavourable moves in currency exchange rates
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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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In purchasing, any purchase/sale transaction having the elimination of the negative aspects of price fluctuations Also, inventory-building actions taken by the purchasing organization to protect from supply constrictions
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A securities transaction that reduces or offsets the risk on an existing investment position
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    Türkische aussprache

    hecîz

    Aussprache

    /ˈheʤəz/ /ˈhɛʤɪz/

    Etymologie

    [ 'hej ] (noun.) before 12th century. Middle English hegge, from Old English hecg; akin to Old English haga hedge, hawthorn.

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