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Fraser, Jill Andresky
March 2001
Inc.;Mar2001, Vol. 23 Issue 3, p97
Focuses on the implementation of currency hedging in business. Availability of currency hedging to businesses from large banks; Belief on the use of the United States dollar to avoid the risk of currency inflation in international business operations; Advantages of hedging in business owners; Details on how to start the currency hedging.


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