an investment partnership that uses high-risk, speculative methods to obtain large, short-term profits.
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How to use hedge fund in a sentence
Some hedge funds bought shares because they were forced to “cover” their short positions — a financial cost imposed on investors who bet a stock will go down before it goes up.How the rich got richer: Reddit trading frenzy benefited Wall Street elite | Douglas MacMillan, Yeganeh Torbati | February 8, 2021 | Washington Post
The development sent shock waves through Wall Street, as the amateur investors squeezed billions of dollars in losses from hedge funds that had bet the stocks they targeted would drop.Yellen, after meeting with regulators, says stock market showed resilience through GameStop frenzy | Tory Newmyer | February 5, 2021 | Washington Post
Large hedge funds held positions that would improve if GameStop stumbled, so part of the surge was also framed as an attempt by individual market participants to stick it to powerful financial interests.A brutal, isolating year leads to baffling battles between good and evil | Philip Bump | February 4, 2021 | Washington Post
The framing of the surge as little guys taking on hedge funds was especially appealing.GameStop’s craze has caught the eye of a new set of investors: Children | Heather Kelly | February 4, 2021 | Washington Post
She said she wants to hear from Reddit, Robinhood, GameStop and “some of the hedge funds.”GameStop frenzy leaves behind a mess for Wall Street regulators | Tory Newmyer, David J. Lynch | February 3, 2021 | Washington Post
All the money from cuts to public education can go toward more tax breaks for hedge-fund types.Hunger Games Comes to New York State’s Public Schools | Zephyr Teachout | November 26, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Third, the destruction: These hedge-fund managers want to eliminate all limits and oversight of charter schools.Hunger Games Comes to New York State’s Public Schools | Zephyr Teachout | November 26, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The center-right hedge fund clique known as Third Way, and associated Blue Dogs and hangers on.One of the Midterms’ Little-Noticed Big Losers: The NRA | Cliff Schecter | November 10, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
In 1998, when the hedge fund Long Term Capital Management blew up, the New York Fed helped organize a $3.65 billion bailout.The Incredible 'Wussiness' Of The Fed Vs Goldman Sachs—Caught On Tape | Daniel Gross | September 26, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The most vital player was Och-Ziff Capital Management, the largest publicly traded hedge fund on Wall Street.
British Dictionary definitions for hedge fund
a largely unregulated speculative fund which offers substantial returns for high-risk investments
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