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Shorting requirement for contest?

Does investing in a inverse etf meet the requirement for 'hedging'?

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Hi William,

The way we've implemented the "Hedge" badge currently requires you to hold both long and short positions as opposed to being long an inverse ETF. This is not to suggest that inverse ETFs can't be used in a valid approach, but simply that for the design of our paper trading competition we'd like to evaluate strategies that hedge using long and short positions in the underlying instruments.

Jess

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