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Definition: Taking a position in a futures market opposite to a position held in the cash market to minimize the risk of financial loss from an adverse price change; or a purchase or sale of futures as a temporary substitute for a cash transaction that will occur later. One can hedge either a long cash market position (e.g., one owns the cash commodity) or a short cash market position (e.g., one plans on buying the cash commodity in the future).
Definition: Demands for securities to hedge particular sources of consumption risk, beyond the usual mean-variance diversification motivation.
|Held At The Opening|
Definition: Used for listed equity securities. Not open for trading because specialists or regulators are not allowing trading to occur until imbalances dissipate or news is disseminated.
Definition: Order that must be executed without hesitation (Hit the bid or take the offer in line) or if the stock can be bought or sold at that price (held limit order) in sufficient quantity.
Definition: A contract that obligates a purchaser of a project's output to make cash payments to the project in all events, even if no product is offered for sale.
|Helsinki Exchanges (HEX)|
Definition: The Helsinki Exchanges (HEX Ltd., Helsinki Securities and Derivatives Exchange and Clearing House) was formed at the beginning of 1998 following the merger of the Helsinki Stock Exchange Ltd. and SOM Ltd., the Securities and Derivatives Exchange, and the Clearing House.
Definition: A theory that stock prices move in the same direction as the hemlines of women's dresses. For example, short skirts (1920s and 1960s) are symbolic of bullish markets and long skirts (1930s and 1940s) are symbolic of bearish markets.
Definition: A natural gas pipeline hub in Louisiana that serves as the delivery point for New York Mercantile Exchange natural gas futures contracts and often serves as a benchmark for wholesale natural gas prices across the U.S.
Definition: The trade finance agency for Germany.
Definition: The risk of loss in foreign exchange trading that one party will deliver foreign exchange but the counterparty financial_institution will fail to complete its end of the contract. This is also referred to as settlement risk.
Definition: Hong Kong Interbank Offer Rate, the annualized offer rate banks pay to attain Hong Kong three-month deposits in denominated dollars.
Definition: A sales charge that is not explicitly disclosed or is buried in the fine print of a mutual fund prospectus or life insurance policy and therefore is not immediately apparent.
Definition: Valuable assets owned by a company, that are not accurately reflected in its stock price at a particular time.
Definition: The maximum amount of outstanding loans for a particular customer on a bank's record.
|High Current Income Mutual Fund|
Definition: A mutual fund whose primary goal is to produce a high level of income by making higher-risk investments in instruments such as junk bonds.
Definition: High-priced and highly speculative stock that moves up and down sharply over a short period. Generally glamorous in nature due to the capital gains potential associated with them; also used to describe any high-priced stock. Antithesis of sleeper.
Definition: The highest (intraday) price of a stock over the past 52 weeks, adjusted for any stock splits.