Long- short hedge
strategies seek to take advantage of this widening by buying the good companies (going 'long') and shorting the weaker ones.
It is managed by the same team that manages the existing Sirios US equity long/ short hedge
fund and will be led by Sirios' co-founder and MD John Brennan.
The following example is a short hedge
for use by an electricity producer that wishes to protect itself against a price decline in an anticipated sale.
An initial sell position in the futures is called a short hedge
, as shown in the example in Table 5-3.
Our own garden is very small with just one short hedge
and a scrap of lawn, yet it can still be busy with birds.
Thus, because the net hedge position is a short position in the five-year note (see the table), a fall in the value of the note due to an increase in rates will result in a gain in value of the short hedge
At one time I made a short hedge
and clipped it regularly, using all the clippings for herb teas.
The futures alternative to the swap hedge is a little more complicated than a simple short hedge
. The thrift is concerned that interest rates might rise.
sell hedge--a bear hedge or a short hedge
. A hedge entered into to offset the impact of a falling price.
Walk straight ahead over the fairway to a waymark post and go on to the next waymark post and curve to the right along a short hedge
and a ditch.
"These large and increasing stocks will not only up the likelihood of additional commercial short hedges
, but will also encourage the commercials to defer long hedges," said Jim Ritterbusch of Chicago-based oil markets consultancy Ritterbusch & Associates.