Long Hedge

Business / Finance / Long Hedge: The purchase of a futures contract in anticipation of actual purchases in the cash market. Used by processors or exporters as protection against an advance in the cash price. Related: hedge, short hedge

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Long Adjective Synonyms: extensive, extended, elongate(d), large, great, big
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Long-Term Financial Plan

Business / Finance / Long-Term Financial Plan: Financial plan covering two or more years of future operations. MORE

Long-Term Financing

Business / Finance / Long-Term Financing: Liabilities repayable in more than one year plus equity. MORE

Long-Term Equity Anticipation Securities (LEAPS)

Business / Taxes / Long-Term Equity Anticipation Securities (LEAPS): These long-term options on stocks have expiration dates of up to three years rather than the shorter terms of most stock options, which are never longer than nine months. The benefit of LEAPS, from an MORE

Long-Term Disability Insurance

Health / Health Insurance / Long-Term Disability Insurance: Pays an insured a percentage of their monthly earnings if they become disabled. MORE

Long-Term Debt-To-Equity Ratio

Business / Finance / Long-Term Debt-To-Equity Ratio: A capitalization ratio comparing long-term debt to shareholders' equity. MORE

Long-Term Foster Care

Life Style / Adoption / Long-Term Foster Care: The intentional and planned placement of a child in foster care for an extended period of time. After the goal of adoption has been explored and not selected, and relative options are not feasible, a MORE

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