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1. A group of several securities created for the purpose of simultaneous buying and selling. Baskets often play a role in index arbitrage, program trading and hedging.
2. A collection of consumer goods and services that are tracked in the process of calculating a consumer price index. also called market basket.

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You should always try to make sure you have many things in your basket so that you are not to focused on one.

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They thought if they created a basket structure they would be able to hedge and improve their market position and possibly achieve an arbitrage position.

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Special computer programs were equipped with the technology necessary to complete basket purchases on the stock market which allowed multiple stocks to either be sold or purchased at the same time.

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