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Betting on how a hurricane blows

New investment would let small-time traders hedge risk

A pedestrian faced off against Hurricane Bob’s winds on St. James Street in Boston in 1991. A pedestrian faced off against Hurricane Bob’s winds on St. James Street in Boston in 1991. (Stan Grossfeld/Globe Staff/File 1991)
By D.C. Denison
Globe Staff / August 27, 2010

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For the past week, many in New England and along the Eastern Seaboard have been watching as Hurricane Danielle churned slowly northward in the Atlantic. As soon as next year, some of these watchers could be putting money down on their predictions of where a hurricane like Danielle will make landfall. (Full article: 913 words)

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