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Position

A market commitment; the number of contracts bought or sold for which no offsetting transaction has been entered into. The buyer of a commodity is said to have a long position, and the seller of a commodity is said to have a short position. Related: Open contracts.

Position

The state of owning or owing a security or other asset. One has a long position when one owns something, while one has a short position when something is sold, especially sold short. See also: Close a position.

position

The ownership status of a person's or an institution's investments. For example, a person may own 500 shares of Sun Microsystems, 350 shares of Boeing, and a $10,000 principal amount of 9% bonds due in 2001. See also long position, short position.

position

To buy or sell securities in order to establish a net long or a net short position. Also called take a position.
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It was not stipulated at any stage whether the side lying and quarter turn from prone positions should be left or right sided as this was decided by individual preference.
you can roll onto one shoulder in what's commonly referred to as the rollover prone position.
Our results are in agreement with previous study where insignificant differences in renal length were found between supine (occasional oblique) position and prone positions for both kidneys.
In the prone position, the %MVIC values of the IO, RA, MF, and ES muscles during the SBE were significantly higher than those during the BBE and NBE (p < 0.
Surgical procedures involving the spine, short saphenous vein, Achilles tendon or calcaneus are likely to require the prone position for surgical access.
Our hypotheses were that CO would be lower and measured plasma propofol concentrations would be higher in the prone position than in the supine position.
Another stroke that can be performed in the prone position is cross-fibre stripping to the laminar groove musculature.
Supine versus prone position in percutaneous nephrolithotomy for kidney calculi: a meta-analysis.
POTS is characterized by a rapidly increasing heartbeat, particularly when a patient moves from a prone position to standing upright.