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Options and Futures

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The practice of offsetting the price risk inherent in any cash market position by taking an equal but opposite position in the futures market. Hedgers use the futures markets to protect their business from adverse price changes. See Selling (Short) Hedge and Purchasing (Long) Hedge.

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