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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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The band's sixth album, "Happiness Is'' (just re-released in a vinyl deluxe version with a half dozen bonus tracks) is Taking Back Sunday's first release for indie label Hopeless Records after a four-album stint on major label Warner Bros.
After a great set from the politically ferocious, Anti-Flag (who were part of the Rock Against Bush movement) on hurdle Taking Back Sunday.
Taking Back Sunday return to Birmingham on November 10 when they headline the Taste of Chaos tour at the NIA.
The singer's gran boycotted the wedding on Saturday in Michigan and blasted her grandson for taking back his "nasty" childhood sweetheart.
Much of Taking Back is a retelling of the last 30 years of American political history as seen through Mitchell's eves.
In addition, Taking Back Sunday have been invited to perform on November 13th at Los Angeles' newest live music venue, Club Nokia, during its opening-week festivities.
On Tuesday, during a heated debate on the issue of taking back the land of Mahalaxmi Race Course, two Sena women corporators beat up a Congress corporator inside the civic house.
Meanwhile, hailing the governments decision of taking back the price hike of petroleum products, Mahfooz Elahi president ICCI said that government has taken a prudent step by withdrawing the decision which would not only benefit the business community but would also be beneficial for the common people.
3 /PRNewswire/ -- Currently on different legs of the sizzling summer tour with Blink-182 and Weezer, Taking Back Sunday and The All-American Rejects will continue to entertain fans this fall by launching a co-headlining tour in early November.
As a member of Taking Back Sunday, Mascherino had the opportunity to perform at Live Earth, concerts organized around the globe last summer to raise awareness about environmental protection.
With all the hype surrounding the release of their critically acclaimed new album Louder Now, Taking Back Sunday had a lot to live up to ( and they just about managed it.
We're really taking back the neighborhood and making it safe for everyone.