Business / Finance / Short Hedge: Used for listed equity securities. A special trading situation where a short sale is allowed on a minustick. The owners of a convertible trading at parity can sell the equivalent amount of common short on a minus tick, assuming they have the firm intention to convert.
Short Noun Synonyms: small, little, slight, petite, diminutive, wee, tiny, elfin, minuscule, midget, dwarfish, squat, dumpy, runty, stubby, stunted, pint-sized, knee-high to a grasshopper, sawn-off
Short Verb Synonyms: laconic, terse, succinct, pithy, sententious, epigrammatic
Short Adjective Synonyms: direct, straight, straightforward, short and sweet
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 hed MORE
Science / Chemistry / Short Term Memory: Short term memory is a mechanism for storing temporary information, such as where you parked your car or numbers in a simple arithmetic problems. MORE
Business / Agriculture / Short Term Export Credit Guarantee Program (GSM-102): One of CCC’s export credit guarantee programs. See GSM-102. MORE
Business / Loan / Short Term Debt: Financing used to secure cash for accounts payable and inventory. MORE