Hedging

  1. Bengal Energy Relies on Hedging Amid Volatile ...

    Learn about Bengal's business, its energy price exposures and how its hedging program ...
  2. 4 Reasons Currency Hedging is Important

    Learn how currency hedging can help reduce exchange rate risk for a portfolio of ...
  3. The 6 Best Alternative Strategies in a Rising ...

    Discover six of the best alternative investments that can either help you hedge against ...
  4. How to Invest Your Excess Cash in Exotic Derivatives ...

    Learn whether hedged or leveraged ETFs are right for your portfolio. Discover the ...
  5. The 4 Best Hedges for a Drop in the S&P 500

    Learn about the most effective S&P 500 hedging strategies available to protect a ...
  6. Common Sense Strategies For Adverse Markets

    Adverse markets require skillful adjustments to reduce risk and find new profit opportunities. ...
  1. Emerging Market Fund Headed Into Steep Resistance ...

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

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

    After a difficult quarter for AIG, John Paulson and Carl Icahn are taking action ...
  4. The 6 Best Alternative Strategies in a Rising ...

    Discover six of the best alternative investments that can either help you hedge against ...
  5. Buffett's Bet with the Hedge Funds: Year Eight ...

    In 2008, Warren Buffett placed a million-dollar bet that an S&P 500 index fund would ...
  6. How to Invest Your Excess Cash in Exotic Derivatives ...

    Learn whether hedged or leveraged ETFs are right for your portfolio. Discover the ...
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    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. Why do companies enter into futures contracts?

    Learn how companies use futures contracts for the purposes of hedging their exposure to price fluctuations as well as for ...
  3. How can I hedge my portfolio to protect from a decline in the food and beverage sector?

    Learn why countercyclical investments, such as precious metals, serve as the best hedge against exposure to the food and ...
  4. What techniques are most useful for hedging exposure to the insurance sector?

    Learn how investing style, whether growth-oriented or conservative, determines what strategies an investor uses to hedge ...
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