What is a hedge in the stock market?

Answer A hedge describes two or more transactions made together to minimize the risk of loss. A traditional hedging strategy involves using leverage and short selling to buy securities that usually are r... Read More »

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What Is a credit or money market hedge?

A credit or money market hedge is a strategy used to limit financial risk by using financial transactions to lock in under contract the value of assets, such as foreign or domestic currencies, whos... Read More »

What was the longest bear market in stock market history?

The longest bear market was from September 1929 to July 1932, according to BBC News. Not only was it the longest bear market, but the markets also did not recover from that slump for 22 months. The... Read More »

What is the purpose of the stock market in a market economy?

In a market economy, the stock market is the backbone of the system. Companies offer shares of their business for purchase and pass on profits to their investors. The market is relatively free of ... Read More »

What is fair market value in the stock market?

Fair market value in the stock market is the price that an interested buyer would be willing to spend and an interested seller would be willing to accept on the open market, according to InvestorWo... Read More »