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(1) To agree to buy. A dealer or customer who agrees to buy at another dealer's offered price is said to take the offer. (2) Euro bankers speak of taking deposits rather than buying money.

Take a 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.


To accept the price at which a dealer offers a security.


(1) A generic term meaning to acquire title by whatever means, such as by deed, by will, by purchase,or by gift,to name a few.(2) A common expression for a condemnation under the power of eminent domain.

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It offers taking back control of our taxes and household bills and not allowing the EU to dictate what rate and on what goods VAT is applied.
There's also something for fans that liked Taking Back Sunday's more streamlined hard hitting fare, as "Better Homes And Gardens,'' "Like You Do'' and "They Don't Have Any Friends'' are brisk and melodic rockers.
During their time off the road, Taking Back Sunday has been in the studio in New York with producer David Kahne recording the follow-up to Louder Now.
That attitude mirrors his decision to leave Taking Back Sunday late last year to focus on The Color Fred.
With a set list including examples from their heavier first album alongside their more commercially successful second and now third offerings, Taking Back Sunday managed to keep their fans, both old and new, happy.
The new album, which the band began writing while shuttling between Texas and New York, is the first to be recorded with new band member Matt Fazzi, who became Taking Back Sunday's full-time guitarist and second vocalist in May 2008 following the departure of Fred Mascherino.
LOS ANGELES -- Taking Back Sunday and Angels & Airwaves launched a series of cross promotional contests today with over 30 websites and $10,000 in prizing.
As a result, in the past few years, on a number of occasions, Arco has "worked" with a number of tenants by renegotiating their leases, taking back some space, switching their location within the complex or deferring arrears for a later date.
LOS ANGELES -- Long Island rockers Taking Back Sunday hit a career high yesterday when their major label debut Louder Now (Warner Brothers), sold 157,650 units in its first week of release.
We're taking back the neighborhood,'' said property manager Tony Aberdeen.
They also, she said, don't want to see their investments sold for bargain-basement prices to "Sam Zell types", Most institutions, she said, are taking back only what they have to and building reserve for everything else.
One of the largest challenges facing the industry is the issue of disposal, and it seems inevitable that end prices to the consumer will rise when legislation that makes producers responsible for taking back and recycling electrical and electronic equipment comes into effect in January 2006.