hedge fund

noun

Definition of hedge fund

: an investing group usually in the form of a limited partnership that employs speculative techniques in the hope of obtaining large capital gains

Examples of hedge fund in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Martin Shkreli, the former hedge fund executive who became a symbol of Wall Street greed and excess after his company purchased a lifesaving drug and hiked its price, has been released early from prison, according to his attorney. Aaron Gregg, Washington Post, 18 May 2022 A few years later, hedge fund executive Edward Lampert combined Sears and Kmart and pledged to return them to their former greatness, but the recession and the rising dominance of Amazon contributed to derailing those goals. CBS News, 12 Apr. 2022 A few years later, hedge fund executive Edward Lampert combined Sears and Kmart and pledged to return them to their former greatness, but the recession and the rising dominance of Amazon contributed in derailing those goals. David Porter, The Christian Science Monitor, 12 Apr. 2022 A few years later, hedge fund executive Edward Lampert combined Sears and Kmart and pledged to return them to their former greatness, but the recession and the rising dominance of Amazon contributed in derailing those goals. David Porter, Detroit Free Press, 11 Apr. 2022 Ken Griffin, the billionaire founder and CEO of hedge fund Citadel LLC who recently announced plans to relocate his firm and his family from Chicago to Miami, has begun making good on his word. Bob Goldsborough, Chicago Tribune, 26 July 2022 According to oil hedge fund manager Pierre Andurand, the Russian invasion of Ukraine has paradoxically brought more oil to the global market, not less. Steven Tian, Fortune, 25 July 2022 Former gubernatorial candidate and hedge fund manager Dita Bhargava of Greenwich is making her second run for the office following a loss in the August 2018 primary to Wooden. Christopher Keating, Hartford Courant, 24 July 2022 Big self-funders in Ohio all lost the GOP Senate primary to JD Vance a few months back, and hedge fund executive David McCormick lost Pennsylvania's Senate primary to Mehmet Oz in a race where both men lent their campaign millions. Ben Kamisar, NBC News, 18 July 2022 See More

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First Known Use of hedge fund

1966, in the meaning defined above

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10 Aug 2022

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“Hedge fund.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hedge%20fund. Accessed 12 Aug. 2022.

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