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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hedge, hedgingnoun

    any technique designed to reduce or eliminate financial risk; for example, taking two positions that will offset each other if prices change

  2. hedge, hedgingnoun

    an intentionally noncommittal or ambiguous statement

    "when you say `maybe' you are just hedging"

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  1. Hedging

    of Hedge

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of hedging in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of hedging in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of hedging in a Sentence

  1. Pat Keon:

    Investors may be hedging their bets a little with corporate earnings.

  2. Ilan Solot:

    The broad dollar outlook remains negative as investors are cutting back on some of the extreme tail risk hedging bets in the markets, some of which were buying dollars.

  3. Raul Gonzalez:

    Volatility this year was enormous, the oil hedging program is necessary. It offers stability amid public finance and budget challenges. It’s expensive but has generated benefits, it prevents the country losing its investment grade rating and guarantees solvency.

  4. William Tong:

    Actions speak louder than any explanation after the fact, any kind of hedging or, frankly, trying to talk your way out of it, purdue Pharma takes a pretty dark heart to write those emails in the first place. This wasn't an isolated email. It wasn't just one email. It was part of a larger pattern.

  5. John Saucer:

    We're seeing sharp cuts from some producers this year in both cash and budgets, at the end of the day, the lack of hedging has come back to get them.

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  • การป้องกันความเสี่ยงThai

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