hedge fund


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 Now, in keeping with a trend that has placed hundreds of American news outlets in the hands of the finance industry, the McClatchy Company and its 30 newspapers are likely to end up the property of a hedge fund. Marc Tracy, New York Times, "McClatchy, a Family Newspaper Business, Heads Toward Hedge-Fund Ownership," 6 July 2020 Druckenmiller, 66, the former chief strategist for George Soros, converted his hedge fund into Duquesne Family Office in 2010. Fortune, "Shocking rally in U.S. stocks claims another bear: Stan Druckenmiller admits he was ‘far too cautious’," 8 June 2020 New York hedge fund Brigade Capital Management, also a McClatchy creditor, was expected to be part of Chatham’s bid. Marc Tracy, BostonGlobe.com, "Hedge fund to buy McClatchy, publisher of The Miami Herald and other major newspapers," 12 July 2020 The Kentucky Supreme Court decided a lawsuit should be dismissed that accused several hedge fund firms, as well as former officials for the state's public pension system, of breaching their fiduciary duty by arranging super-risky investments. Morgan Watkins, The Courier-Journal, "Kentucky Supreme Court axes case over pension system's hedge fund investments," 10 July 2020 Sessions, in recent days, is questioning Tuberville’s role with the hedge fund. al, "Can Jeff Sessions roar back into Senate, or will Trump ruin an otherwise perfect political career?," 10 July 2020 Holloway is introduced in season 3 as hedge fund manager Roarke Morris. Omar Sanchez, EW.com, "Yellowstone's Kelly Reilly calls Josh Holloway's character the 'most formidable enemy' of the series," 8 July 2020 Vornado’s chairman and CEO, Steven Roth, joined Penney’s board with hedge fund manager Bill Ackman in early 2011. Maria Halkias, Dallas News, "J.C. Penney is closing its Manhattan and Brooklyn stores," 8 July 2020 But after running into difficulties in recent years, Mr. Paulson will now convert his hedge fund firm into a private investment firm that runs only his family’s money. Gregory Zuckerman, WSJ, "Hedge Fund Star John Paulson Calls It Quits," 1 July 2020

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First Known Use of hedge fund

1966, in the meaning defined above

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28 Jul 2020

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“Hedge fund.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hedge%20fund. Accessed 3 Aug. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of hedge fund

finance : a group of investors who take financial risks together in order to try to earn a lot of money

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Legal Definition of hedge fund

see fund sense 2

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