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for questions that relate to hedging. A hedge is an investment position intended to offset potential losses/gains.

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A hedge is an investment to reduce the risk of adverse price movements in an asset.

Looks like they're the same thing. Should these tags be merged?

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Sounds good to me, I'd propose should win as it has more posts (101 v 20) and seems more natural.

If anyone prefers post a competing answer and we can see how the votes go. If there's no disagreement I'll do something in a few days (at least if someone reminds me!) [EDIT: now done]

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  • If someone types in 'Hedge' would it show 'hedging' as a suggestion? If so, I agree. Aug 26 '20 at 2:13
  • @Grade'Eh'Bacon yes - you can see the behaviour with another synonym from here, e.g. buybacks Aug 26 '20 at 6:08

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