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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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The interosseous group fared better because of a favourable foot at rest position and good dorsiflexion range of movement in the most of its patients.
4Lj] determined by the position of the fence and related to the respective lanes 1 or 2 were computed for each simulated value of the longitudinal rest position [y.
A plunger that is lifted up from the valve seat when a short-current impulse is applied and a built-in permanent magnet holds it in the magnetic rest position.
Possible infection routes while the nurse was caring for the patient included communicating with the patient and helping the patient change his bed rest position without employing protection such as a mask or gloves.
Benefits: This is a rest position which can be used at any time during Geri's yoga programme.
In this case, the rest position has the knife and fork crossed in the middle of the plate with the tines of the fork facing down.
and shoot from a good, solid prone rest position, many of us might do pretty well out to something like 250 yards.
The pump can go from its rest position to full flow in 30 to 40 milliseconds and can be destroked in 20 to 30 milliseconds.
Muscles in rest position should be "relaxed," as demonstrated by low electrical activity measured by EMG.
Make sure your driving position is comfortable - even adjusting leg length and back rest position can help.
Goodell also sees neophytes coasting on trails with one pedal down, a common rest position in recreational riding.
At this point, the command voltage is reduced to a low value so that the cutter can be stopped in a reasonably accurate position when the rest position indicator is reached.