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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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Therefore, we advised the subjects to define their TDS commands by moving their tongue from its resting position to the sides or by curling their tongue up or down, movements that do not usually occur in other tongue activities.
People hurt themselves in the resting position because they slouch," Elizondo said.
And when the bridge had returned to its resting position two canoe polo teams played an exhibition match in its shadow.
They set up wherever they want to and take my facial expressions or my leg's resting position and put their own in their place.
Help your child feel as comfortable as possible, but in a resting position.
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Basically, when the blade comes down the windscreen into its resting position, Audi's new device moves the rubber edge fractionally up or down so that the working edge of the rubber isn't always the part that rests on the screen and so saves wear on one specific contact area.
Sure enough, the starter did give the all-clear signal, but the hare stayed steadfastly in its resting position.
The test was to see how high a person could jump from a resting position, then how far he could jump in a plyometric drop jump--which would be more like running.
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