Hedging

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  • an intentionally noncommittal or ambiguous statement; "when you say `maybe'' you are just hedging"
  • 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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  • any technique designed to reduce or eliminate financial risk; for example, taking two positions that will offset each other if prices change ,
  • an intentionally noncommittal or ambiguous statement; "when you say `maybe' you are just hedging"

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Hedging'


  • Fuel hedging: different levels of hedging expiring over time. During the 2009-2010 period, the studies for the airline industry have shown the average hedging ratio to be 64%
  • Bet-hedging (biology): Biological bet hedging, analogous to hedging in finance, occurs when organisms suffer decreased fitness in "normal" conditions in exchange for increased

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