hedged hedged  /ˈhɛdʒd/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) evasively worded in order to avoid an unqualified statement

Usage(s):

  1. Didn't always directly answer the questions but deflected and hedged with offhand subtlety.
  2. But the fact is, like on so many other issues, Governor Romney has hedged, equivocated, ducked, and reversed himself.
  3. When asked if legislation without such a feature could pass the House, Hoyer hedged.

News

  1. VelocityShares Delays Hedged-ETF Launches

    Two large-cap hedged ETFs from VelocityShares won’t be going live today after all.VelocityShares, the money management firm known so far for its family of volatility-focused ETNs, has delayed tod...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: IndexUniverse.com via Yahoo! Finance

  2. VelocityShares Hedged ETFs Go Live Friday

    VelocityShares, the money management firm known so far for its family of volatility-focused ETNs, on Friday is rolling out a duo of hedged large-cap equity funds under the ALPS ETF Trust name,
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Nasdaq

  3. McDonald's All-Star Football Classic: Players give up time for love of game

    Northampton grad Imad Azar and others like him are eager to suit up again. Northampton High graduate Imad Azar never hedged with his answer when he was afforded the opportunity to play in Thursday's 43 r d annual McDonald's All-Star Football Classic.        
    on June 19, 2013     Source: The Morning Call

Quotes

  1. "The continuing rise of jet fuel prices is of concern, however we have hedged 34% of our 2008/09 needs at a price of US$90 per barrel WTI, of which the majority is in the first half of the fiscal year and is predominantly in options," Mr Dixon adds.
    on May 4, 2008 By: Geoff Dixon Source: e-Travel Blackboard (press release)

  2. Bob Crow, the RMT general secretary, said: "We have still not won an unequivocal, written guarantee. We are seeking to protect our members' interests. What we have received has been hedged, qualified and ambiguous."
    on Apr 18, 2008 By: Bob Crow Source: Telegraph.co.uk

  3. "They were truly united, unlike the government and the political process, where the unity that exists is very much hedged," UN ambassador Zalmay Khalilzad, Washington's former envoy in Iraq, said following the match.
    on Jul 29, 2007 By: Zalmay Khalilzad Source: AFP

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