a fence formed by a row of closely planted shrubs or bushes
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"
hedge, fudge, evade, put off, circumvent, parry, elude, skirt, dodge, duck, sidestep(verb)
avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues)
"He dodged the issue"; "she skirted the problem"; "They tend to evade their responsibilities"; "he evaded the questions skillfully"
put over, circumvent, set back, dip, turn off, confuse, sidestep, cook, douse, overreach, beat, surround, dishearten, hold over, hem in, environ, defer, outfox, deflect, parry, dodge, remit, fake, duck, border, flurry, prorogue, block, outsmart, manipulate, put off, evade, falsify, table, misrepresent, postpone, hedge in, shelve, beleaguer, elude, disconcert, ring, wangle, escape, fudge, outwit, besiege, bilk, skirt
hinder or restrict with or as if with a hedge
"The animals were hedged in"
hedge, hedge in(verb)
enclose or bound in with or as it with a hedge or hedges
"hedge the property"
minimize loss or risk
"diversify your financial portfolio to hedge price risks"; "hedge your bets"
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How to use hedge in a sentence?
The mood was already sour in the morning but it deteriorated after Chinese shares reacted to the news. This pushed investors to hedge against further drops by selling futures.
The romantic vision of Brexit might bring short-term gains to some hedge funds, but building a big business for the long term is easier in a bigger market.
The top-25 hedge fund managers make more than all kindergarten teachers combined, and they’re paying lower taxes.
The market has suddenly started to focus on bullish headlines. This has created huge inflows, buying from hedge funds.
It was mainly hedge fund, speculator driven and smacks of price-overshooting.
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- tanca vivaCatalan, Valencian
- živý plotCzech
- cerco vivo, cobertura, seto vivo, setoSpanish
- pensasaita, tasapainoilla, aidata, suojata, suojaus, [[korjata]] [[aita]], pyöritelläFinnish
- haie, couverture de risqueFrench
- callaid, fàlScottish Gaelic
- hekk, limgerðiIcelandic
- жива оградаMacedonian
- hekkNorwegian Nynorsk
- cobertura de risco, sebePortuguese
- živica, živičnjakSerbo-Croatian
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