Hedging

  1. Gold is Still a Good Hedge when Volatility Rises

    With volatility low and interest rates poised to rise, why hold gold? We discuss ...
  2. Questioning The Virtue Of A Short Sale

    This controversial strategy is blamed for making and breaking markets. Read on to ...
  3. The Money Market Hedge: How It Works

    Investopedia explains how to hedge foreign exchange risk using the money market, ...
  4. Junk Energy Bonds Under Renewed Pressure (HYXE, ...

    Declining oil prices put high yield energy companies under renewed pressure. Default ...
  5. How Much Disaster Can Gold Hedge?

    Gold holds up well in the face of fear, but offers little in times of true collapse. ...
  6. More Bad News for Ackman? (PSHZF)

    Discover reasons why Bill Ackman's Pershing Square may suffer again in 2016 due to ...
  1. Junk Energy Bonds Under Renewed Pressure (HYXE, ...

    Declining oil prices put high yield energy companies under renewed pressure. Default ...
  2. More Bad News for Ackman? (PSHZF)

    Discover reasons why Bill Ackman's Pershing Square may suffer again in 2016 due to ...
  3. 8 1x Inverse ETFs to Hedge the Market (SH,EUM,RWM)

    These 1x inverse ETFs can provide a simpler way to hedge the markets than options ...
  4. Emerging Market Fund Headed Into Steep Resistance ...

    iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF is likely to test the underside of a four-year ...
  5. Bengal Energy Relies on Hedging Amid Volatile ...

    Learn about Bengal's business, its energy price exposures and how its hedging program ...
  6. Are Icahn and Paulson enough to save AIG?

    After a difficult quarter for AIG, John Paulson and Carl Icahn are taking action ...
  1. Introduction to Stock Trader Types

    Being a stock trader can be both profitable and gratifying. To maximize the financial ...
  1. When short selling, how long should you hold on to a short?

    Explore the reasons for short selling and the various factors that influence how long an investor may wish to maintain a ...
  2. What's the difference between a long and short position in the market?

    Understand long and short positions for stocks and option contracts; combine long and short positions for added leverage ...
  3. What's the difference between a mutual fund and a hedge fund?

    These two types of investment products have their similarities and differences.
  4. What is a derivative?

    A derivative is a contract between two or more parties whose value is based on an agreed-upon underlying financial asset, ...
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