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  1. How can I hedge against rising diesel prices?

    In early 2007, the New York Mercantile Exchange announced that traders would be able to buy or sell futures contracts on ...
  2. Who sets the price of commodities?

    Commodities are extremely important as they are essential factors in the production of other goods. A wide of array of commodities ...
Hot Definitions
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    An economic idea which states that decreasing marginal and capital gains tax rates - especially for corporations, investors ...
  2. Derivative

    A security with a price that is dependent upon or derived from one or more underlying assets.
  3. Fiduciary

    A fiduciary is a person who acts on behalf of another person, or persons to manage assets.
  4. Sharpe Ratio

    The Sharpe Ratio is a measure for calculating risk-adjusted return, and this ratio has become the industry standard for such ...
  5. Death Taxes

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  6. Retained Earnings

    Retained earnings is the percentage of net earnings not paid out as dividends, but retained by the company to be reinvested ...
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