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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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Lucchetti concludes that the hedging strategy may not be in the best interest of the shareholders who want the upside of the commodity investment available to them.
For hedging effectiveness and risk management analysis, one is interested in the real world performance: a hedging strategy computed under a risk adjusted measure may not be optimal under the real world price dynamics when the market is incomplete due to discrete hedging, insufficient hedging instruments, jump risk, and volatility risk.
However, when a receivable position doesn't receive the same accounting treatment as a payable position that is part of a hedging strategy, hedge accounting can be useful.
Thus, the approach offered in this paper represents an improvement over traditional hedging strategy evaluation methodologies.
Investing in the Fund is subject to several risks, including: Non-Diversified Status Risk, Growth and Value Stock Risk, Key Adviser Personnel Risk, Investment and Market Risk, Issuer Risk, Foreign Securities Risk, Emerging Markets Risk, Income Risk, Hedging Strategy Risk, Derivatives Risk, Preferred Securities Risk, Debt Securities Risk, Small and Medium Capitalization Company Risk, Leverage Risk, Liquidity Risk, Market Price of Shares Risk, Management Risk, Anti-Takeover Provisions Risk, Portfolio Turnover Risk and Non-Investment Grade Securities Risk.
Management is reviewing the Company's application of the requirements of Statement of Financial Accounting Standards (SFAS) 133, "Accounting for Derivative Instruments and Hedging Activities" for all of the derivative transactions used in its hedging strategy to manage interest rate risks from 2001 to the third quarter of 2005.
Investing in the Fund is subject to several risks, including: Key Adviser Personnel Risk, Investment and Market Risk, Issuer Risk, Foreign Securities Risk, Emerging Markets, Income Risk, Hedging Strategy Risk, Derivatives Risk, Preferred Securities Risk, Debt Securities Risk, Small and Medium Capitalization Company Risk, Non-Diversified Status Risk, Leverage Risk, Liquidity Risk, Market Price of Shares Risk, Management Risk, Anti-Takeover Provisions Risk, Portfolio Turnover Risk and Non-Investment Grade Securities Risk.
A currency hedging strategy aims to neutralize currency exposure resulting from the ownership of international assets through the use of a passive currency management program.
With the establishment of a new $75 million cash reserve account, the reduced management services contract costs, and LIPA's ongoing fuel hedging strategy (more than 2/3 fuel exposure hedged through 2007), LIPA hopes to be able to freeze electric consumers' rates for the next two years.
Investing in the Fund is subject to several risks, including: Key Adviser Personnel Risk, Investment and Market Risk, Issuer Risk, Foreign Securities Risk, Emerging Markets, Income Risk, Hedging Strategy Risk, Derivatives Risk, Preferred Securities Risk, Debt Securities Risk, Small and Medium Capitalization Company Risk, Leverage Risk, Liquidity Risk, Market Price of Shares Risk, Management Risk, Anti-Takeover Provisions, Portfolio Turnover Risk and Non-Investment Grade Securities Risk.
Fitch's Rating Outlook was revised to Positive from Stable on May 4, 2004 as a result of improving financial strength and the implementation of the above-mentioned power supply and hedging strategy.
Income Risk, Hedging Strategy Risk, Derivatives Risk, Preferred Securities Risk, Debt Securities Risk, Small and Medium Capitalization Company Risk, Leverage Risk, Liquidity Risk, Market Price of Shares, Management Risk, Anti-Takeover Provisions, Portfolio Turnover Risk and Non-Investment Grade Securities Risk.