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>> Yes, hedge betting is a proven way to make sure that you have a less-than-average or even disastrous result. So why are you recommending it again? --the puzzled blue bird <<

Because if you have more than you need, you may want to consider a "hedge" as the cost of insurance against a disastrous outcome. It's likely to reduce a suboptimal long-term return, but can also significantly reduce risk associated with some disastrous outcomes that have been hedged away.

Investing for maximum growth is not always the right way to go. In this case I'm not sure hedging with foreign currencies is the way to go, but it's not unheard of as a risk management tool.

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