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BI PRIME: Hedging methods that have worked for years have broken down, leaving investors wondering how they can protect their gains from a market meltdown.
BI PRIME: The S&P 500 is coming off a sharp selloff, but downside hedges are still attractively priced for investors looking for protection.
BI Prime: The best way to protect against a stock market downturn may be to own a basket of "out of favor" commodity stocks, Jefferies says.
Goldman Sachs has an inexpensive strategy for hedging against tax reform failure, which is being heavily priced into Wall Street stock forecasts.
Traders were woefully unhedged for Celgene's 20% stock drop following a disastrous earnings report that saw the company miss on sales and cut forward guidance.
Osborne & Little made pre-tax profits of only £73,000 in the year to March due to the weak sterling-dollar exchange rate.
Tech stocks are striking fear in traders, who are paying the most since the start of the bull market to hedge against declines.
Nvidia has been the best-performing stock in the S&P 500 since the election. While hedge funds are betting billions it will decline, millennials still love it.
Volatility is so subdued that VIX call contracts betting on a near-term increase are the cheapest since 2014.
Bearish investors have pointed to a low level of short interest as a sign the market has gotten overconfident. But they're looking at the data the wrong way.