DEFINITION of 'BUGS Index - HUI'

An acronym for "basket of un-hedged gold stocks". The BUGS index is the AMEX's index measuring gold companies that do not hedge their gold production beyond a year and a half.

BREAKING DOWN 'BUGS Index - HUI'

The HUI, or gold BUGS index, provides investors with the capability of participating in short-term gold price movements as the members who make up the index are un-hedged for long-term durations.

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