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hedge

noun caution, circumspection, course of prooection, equivocation, hesitancy, hesitation, instrumentality of protection, means of protection, method of protection, prevention against loss, prevention of downside, protection against loss, safeguard
Associated concepts: hedge laws, hedges encroaching on another, hedge against inflation, notice of appeal as hedge against loss, person's property

hedge

verb be careful, be cautious, border, bound, circle, circumscribe, compass, conceal, cover, delimit, delineate, demarcate, divide, dodge, edge, enclose, encompass, ensphere, evade, fence, flank, girdle, guard, hide, limit, mark off, outline, play safe, render safe, ring, safeguard, screen, shelter, shield, surround
See also: deceive, equivocate, evade, outbalance, parry, prevaricate, protection, shelter, tergiversate
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The FASB is less concerned about how much work hedge accounting creates for corporate hedgers, than about the impact on users of corporate financial statements," she says.
The results in Panel A show that there is no difference in coverage ratio between the hedgers and the nonhedgers in any of the years from year -3 to year 3, except for the mean value in year 0.
While financialization causes more financial traders to share the commodity price risk of hedgers, financial traders may have to demand liquidity from hedgers when they experience their own financial distress, which occurred during the recent financial crisis.
Additionally, we are awaiting FMC approval on some sops for hedgers and some of the proposed measures like reduction of margins, easier position limits, etc.
This is one reason why major financial institutions have been sucked into the mire - they lend to hedgers.
Consider the behavior of speculators and hedgers in the futures markets.
Second, although a dollar is lost for every dollar gained in the futures markets, hedgers must be willing to allow others to profit in order to have a two-sided market.
The problem is that when they break down the sample by hedging type, their sample of non-FC (IR) hedgers includes hedgers that also hedge other kinds of risk.
The parade and service was followed by a celebration barbecue Pictures by Malcolm Howarth (zy270408Bdragon-3); VILLAGE ON PARADE: The Honking Hedgers brass band led the villagers of New Mill on their St.
Each is designed to offer investors and hedgers liquidity, transparency and capacity in single-commodity ETF products.
FESTIVE FACES: The Honking Hedgers at a previous hospice Christmas concert
WeatherPredict), today announced the acquisition of the primary technology assets of Commodity Hedgers, Inc.