Non-Equity Security

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Non-Equity Security

Any security other than a stock. Examples include bonds and options. Non-equity securities may fluctuate in value in relation to stocks. For example, futures contracts may increase in price as stocks increase, while bond prices tend to move inversely to stock prices.
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Following yesterday's regulatory authorization, Mitsubishi will establish a securities subsidiary that will engage in underwriting non-equity securities and bond trading.
Other important factors include the widespread use of hedging tactics, especially short selling, and, to a lesser extent, exposure to non-equity securities, such as bonds and mortgage-backed securities.
Hedge fund investors have weathered the market's current storm better than many others as hedge fund managers have the flexibility and skill to adapt their portfolio quickly to changing conditions, including the option of shorting falling stocks and adding exposure to non-equity securities.
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