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ornamental or protective barrier composed of shrubs or small trees growing in close rows. The plants may be allowed to grow naturally or may be trimmed to various heights and shapes (see topiary worktopiary work
, pruning and training of shrubs and trees into ornamental shapes, used in landscape gardening. Elaborate topiary work in which trees and shrubs are clipped to resemble statuary (e.g.
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). In the temperate zone, thorny hedge plants include barberry, Osage orange, buckthorn, and hawthorn. Popular evergreen hedge plants are box, privet, azalea, yew, arborvitae, rhododendron, mountain laurel, and holly. Decorative deciduous shrubs often used are lilac, forsythia, mock orange, spiraea, euonymus, and viburnum. Hedges may also serve in erosion control, e.g., Rosa rugosa planted along highway embankments and the rows of poplars, hemlocks, and other trees planted as shelter belts.

hedge

1. A barrier or fence formed by bushes or small trees growing close together;
2. A closely grown row of any kind of shrubbery.

hedge

a row of shrubs, bushes, or trees forming a boundary to a field, garden, etc.
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However, hedging strategy computation does automatically provide an estimate of the hedging cost.
Ideally, the offsetting positions of a hedging strategy should have the same characteristics, including the same amounts and terms, otherwise the hedge is only partial.
some characteristic of a desirable hedging strategy, and then compare the results obtained using the various competing strategies relative to this criterion.
To hedge the exposure properly, it's important to know the precise size and scope, because any variations - for example, price adjustments because of movements in raw material prices - will affect the hedging strategy.
The objective of this book is to provide a conceptual framework based on the extensive use of cases so that readers can create their own accounting interpretation of the hedging strategy being considered.
This information will help you set your hedging strategy.
Because being classified as firm has such important accounting consequences, any comprehensive hedging strategy you develop should carefully analyze all future transactions and their classification.
SFAS 133 requires the Company to mark-to-market forward gold and silver contracts used in its hedging strategy to manage commodity cost fluctuations in inventory purchase costs.
The chart on page 40 shows how these two key decision variables for term financing structures allow you, as a corporate borrower, to accurately pinpoint the hedging strategy that's right for you.
In conjunction with this acquisition, a hedging strategy has been implemented to reduce the level of volatility required to cover potential guaranteed minimum death benefit exposure resulting from possible declines in the equity market.
Chesapeake's ratings are also supported by the company's conservative hedging strategy which has given a good line of sight to the expected earnings over the next several quarters.
This hedging strategy is structured in such a way as to manage duration and attempt to minimize volatility as interest rates trend higher.