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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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For example, there may be an anatomical reason why the resting position of the eyes is very different to the average described above, where the eyes are approximately aligned at a distance of one metre.
It doesn't act as a diving board would, springing back to its resting position and then cycling up and down with diminishing amplitude.
If you decide to pass on a shot, or you have to let down for a quick break while your trophy moves into position, the RKT Cam allows you to easily return the string to its resting position.
The Ascension(R) Silicone PIP has an anatomic pre-flexed design reproducing the natural resting position of the PIP joint and is designed to relieve pain, restore motion, and improve the cosmetic appearance of the joint.
By aligning the jaw to its optimal resting position, the Makkar PPM[TM] has been shown to unleash instant improvements in strength, explosive speed, balance and agility - all vital components of athletic performance - and to give the user an immediate performance advantage.
The result is an increased power stroke, which is the actual distance the archer moves the string from its resting position to full draw.
This too provides excellent ergonomic comfort and relief with a curved resting position for the heel of you hands and more cushion.
Neuromuscular dentistry involves placing the lower jaw into its optimal resting position.
The more the limbs are backed out, the quicker the string loses tension in the resting position.
A fall can injure a human regardless of the final resting position.
Also, the extra speed earned is a result of the fact that no energy is removed as the string rebounds to its resting position, thus more energy is directed into the arrow.