Essays about: "Hedging"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 115 essays containing the word Hedging.

  1. 1. Power, politics, and gender-related epistemic modality in interview discourse

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Stephanie S Roth; [2014-10-08]
    Keywords : epistemic modality; hedging; boosting; political interviews; political rhetoric; gender; language and politics;

    Abstract : To examine usage, distribution and function of gender-relatedepistemic modality in the form of hedges and boosters in politicalinterviews and compare the present findings with those of previousstudies.Methods: A comparative, quantitative study of Canadian politicians’ use ofepistemic modality in TV/video interviews along with a qualitativeanalysis of reasons for choosing the respective hedging or boostingdevices in the interview situation. READ MORE

  2. 2. Hedging European options under a jump-diffusion model with transaction costs

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Simon Evaldsson; Gustav Hallqvist; [2014-07-23]
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    Abstract : This thesis investigates the performance of hedging strategies when the underlying asset is governed by Merton (1976)’s jump-diffusion model. We hedge a written European call option and analyse the performance through simulation of stock prices. READ MORE

  3. 3. Hedging of Volatility

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Analys och sannolikhetsteori

    Author : Ty Lewis; [2014]
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  4. 4. Gender differences in answering questions in a News Interview : a study of male and female answers in The Andrew Marr Show

    University essay from Högskolan i Halmstad/Sektionen för humaniora (HUM)

    Author : Linnea Rask; [2014]
    Keywords : conversation analysis; language use; gender differences; news interview; hedging;

    Abstract : This study aims to examine possible differences in the way male and female politicians answer questions in a news interview, with focus on hedging expressions, answer resistance strategies and negative mentions of other politicians and political parties.The study is based on analysis of 13 interviews with British politicians made for the BBC One programme The Andrew Marr show in 2013 and 2014. READ MORE

  5. 5. Capital Controls, Pension Funds, and Foreign Assets - Evidence From Iceland

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Margrét Lilja Hrafnkelsdóttir; [2014]
    Keywords : capital controls; pension funds; foreign assets;

    Abstract : Capital controls in Iceland were implemented in 2008, following the collapse of the three largest Icelandic banks and the systematic crisis that subsequently followed. The controls on outflow of capital affect various entities within the economy, one of them being pension funds. READ MORE