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1. An individual that participate in purchasing investments to hedge against one another to obtain the maximum level or profit and security against price movements.
2. A person that gives an indirect response.

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You should try to have a good hedger on your side that may be able to get you out of some risky situations.

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He was a hedger and he didn't know why we called him that so we explained ourselves to him and he understood.

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Hedgers trade not only in futures contracts but also in the commodity, equity, or product represented by the contract. They trade futures to secure the future price of the commodity of which they will take delivery and then sell later in the cash market. By buying or selling futures contracts, they protect themselves against future price risks.

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