selling hedge (or short hedge)

Definition of "selling hedge (or short hedge)"
  1. A strategy that involves selling futures contracts to secure against potential drops in commodity prices
How to use "selling hedge (or short hedge)" in a sentence
  1. In order to protect their investment in the grain market, the company pursued a selling hedge.
  2. The coffee trader used a short hedge to minimize possible losses should the price of coffee beans decrease.
  3. By employing a selling hedge, the oil company was hedging against the risk of plummeting oil prices.

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