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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It's going to be very specific, and I think it's going to be a plan that creates incentives, and I think it's going to be a plan that makes people happy, other than maybe the hedge fund guys, who make hundreds of millions of dollars and pay very little tax. I mean, those guys will not exactly love me.
We have an amazing tax plan, we're going to be reducing taxes for the middle class, but for the hedge fund guys, they're going to be paying up.
Mills and consumers need to have a sensible hedge policy without it they can't manage margins. (Also) those who do trade them will have an advantage over those that don't.
There's something wrong when hedge fund managers pay lower tax rates than nurses or the truckers that I saw on I-80 as I was driving here.
I'm getting calls from people, Cory BookerVice President Joe Biden supporters, who want to hedge their bet.
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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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