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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This is just another instance of Republican Super PACs echoing Bernie Sanders' personal attacks against Hillary Clinton, the Wall Street hedge funds bankrolling these ads are propping up Senator Sanders because it is Hillary Clinton they fear the most.
I think that a lot of hedge funds that were long stocks or are just playing volatility as an asset class have moved on to other areas of the market such as currencies, bonds and commodities.
You’ve got a value-added product, you’ve got agricultural real-estate as a hedge against inflation, and if you can be smart about operating it you can come up with a pretty consistent cash flow that can produce a return on investment that is not as volatile as other products.
We certainly have thought more deeply and more thoughtfully about our supply chain footprint and our manufacturing footprint, that's a little bit of a natural hedge that a global company has.
When you have a hedge fund guy who's making $200 million a year and ... he's paying a very low rate of taxes, it's not fair, it tells people a lot and it's got to end.
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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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