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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.