Hedging

  1. The Better Inflation Hedge: Gold or Treasuries?

    The Better Inflation Hedge: Gold or Treasuries?

    Owning gold may not be the best option for hedging against inflation. What else, ...
  2. Narrow Your Range With Stop-Limit Orders

    Narrow Your Range With Stop-Limit Orders

    With stop-limit orders, buyers protect themselves from prices too high for their ...
  3. Credit Default Swaps: What Happens In A Credit ...

    Credit Default Swaps: What Happens In A Credit ...

    The credit crisis of 2008 prompted important changes to the settlement of credit ...
  4. Trade Like A Hedge Fund Master

    Trade Like A Hedge Fund Master

    Simple techniques can limit losses - but at a cost.
  5. How Much Disaster Can Gold Hedge?

    How Much Disaster Can Gold Hedge?

    Gold holds up well in the face of fear, but offers little in times of true collapse. ...
  6. What Is A Short ETF?

    What Is A Short ETF?

    A short ETF will be profitable if the underlying index or asset declines in price, ...
  1. Inverse ETFs - Rising During Market Declines

    Inverse ETFs - Rising During Market Declines

    These four ETFs make it easy for traders and investors to hedge long positions, as ...
  2. Sometimes Hedging Isn't Enough (LEH, MER)

    Sometimes Hedging Isn't Enough (LEH, MER)

    Lehman Bros. beat earnings estimates by managing its hedges and expenses; Morgan ...
  1. Introduction to Stock Trader Types

    Introduction to Stock Trader Types

    Being a stock trader can be both profitable and gratifying. To maximize the financial ...
  1. 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, ...
  2. Is it possible to trade forex options?

    Yes. Options are available for trading in almost every type of investment that trades in a market. Most investors are familiar ...
  3. What is a cross hedge?

    Cross hedging is when you hedge a position by investing in two positively correlated securities or securities that have similar ...
  4. Do speculators have a destabilizing effect on the financial system?

    A speculator is anyone who trades derivatives, commodities, bonds, equities or currencies with higher-than-average risk in ...
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