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Hedge Fund

A fund (usually used by wealthy accredited individuals and institutions) that employs a variety of aggressive techniques to enhance returns. Hedge funds typically collect a percentage of fund profits.

High Price

The highest intraday price of a stock over the past 52 weeks, adjusted for any stock splits.

Holding Company

A company that controls, through voting stock, another firm(s).

Host Security

The security to which a warrant is attached.

Hypothecation

Pledging of securities or other assets as collateral to secure a loan, such as a debit balance in a margin account.