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hedge fund

noun
1.
a mutual fund organized as a limited partnership and using high-risk, speculative methods to obtain large profits.
Origin
1965-70
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  • Maybe he meant only those who work for a hedge fund that gives out obscene bonuses.
  • Many hedge fund and investment experts predict the market will go up over the next five years so the value would rise.
  • The university holds investments with a hedge fund and a real-estate investment trust in which trustees serve as top executives.
  • The latter is the mind-set of the gold rush, the hedge fund, the lottery ticket of everyday wage-earners.
  • You've been enormously successful with your own hedge fund.
  • The sky-high prices threaten to exclude from the farmers' market anyone who isn't a hedge fund manager.
  • He runs a tiny hedge fund mostly composed of his own money.
  • To build a good horse racing model, teams rely on workers with the skills of hedge fund technicians.
  • He bought a house and went to work for a hedge fund-the latecomer playing catch-up, eager for a piece.
  • What he said was that in he could forecast the market, running a hedge fund would be a way to capitalize on that ability.
British Dictionary definitions for hedge fund

hedge fund

noun
1.
a largely unregulated speculative fund which offers substantial returns for high-risk investments
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