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Position that reduces the risk of one's primary position
Practice of offsetting the price inherent in any cash market position by taking the opposite position in the futures market
High balance
Account upon which the outstanding balance exceeds the authorized credit limit
Home equity loan
Line of credit secured by one's home; also known as equity loan or second mortgage
Household income
Combined gross income of all the members of a household who are 15 years old and older
Human capital
Health, strength, education, training and skills that people bring to their jobs