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Switching

Liquidating a position and simultaneously reinstating a position in another futures contract of the same type.

Switching

1. The act of closing a position and opening another with better prospects. This term often applies to securities and mutual funds. See also: Load.

2. In futures, the act of liquidating a contract and using the proceeds to buy another on the same type with a longer maturity. This is often done to avoid receiving delivery of the underlying.
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This paper is concerned with multi-scale switching diffusion.
Besides, only finite switchings are allowed over any finite-time intervals.
However, switching to improved or quadruple precision often helps.
At the same time, the zone flow rates and the switching time are adjusted such that the feed is always loaded into the overlapping region of A and B.
46) On the multiple switchings between the canon and the priest, cf.
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No "voluntary switchings of attention" are permitted in Hampshire's account.
Even as far as the degree of switching away from a channel during TV advertising was concerned, no hard figures were available, let alone the reasons for this action.
Whereas the conventional sociological perspective recognizes that certain switchings in the name of humour can be inappropriate, power-based approaches reject unqualified functionality arguments [31, 38, 46].
Computers, telecommunications, fiber optics and packet switchings are all
Thus, the probability that the two switchings in the sex of hybrid unfitness occur where they do is 2/7 x 1/6 = 0.
These include digital switchings and fiber optics transmission from world-class telecom equipment vendors like Alcatel, Ericsson, NEC and Lucent.