Form S-3

Definition:

A shorter form of registration statement than the Form S-1 that can be used by certain already-public companies to sell additional shares. It is also the form most often used to cover resales of restricted securities by selling stockholders.

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Perfect hedge

A situation in which the profit and loss from the underlying asset and the hedge position are equal.

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