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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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But as the plane took off it is alleged he began stripping before taking off his underwear and starting to wave his penis around.
The attacks, which took off from Incirlik Air Base, are part of an agreement reached last month between NATO allies Turkey and the United States.
The Nepal Airlines plane took off from the western lake city of Pokhara, and was on its way to Jumla in the country's north.
Up to 971 planes took off and landed at Cardiff last November, compared to 3,518 at Bristol, figures from the Civil Aviation Authority show.
11 when a total of 1,245 planes took off and landed at the transportation hub, according to the General Directorate of State Airports (DHMA[degrees]).
Mumbai: It was almost touchdown for the Mumbai-Chennai Indigo flight 6E 431 at Meenambakkam airport, Chennai, at around 12 noon yesterday, when the plane suddenly took off again, leaving passengers scared and confused.
On Tuesday, two Boeing 787 Dreamliners took off in afternoon from Seattle-Tacoma airport, including the one grounded Monday by a maintenance issue.
Melbourne, June 6 ( ANI ): A solar-powered plane that took off on the world's first intercontinental flight has landed in the Moroccan capital Rabat after flying across the Strait of Gibraltar from Spain.
The special Jet flight had to return to Chaklala airbase soon after it took off Tuesday afternoon as it developed a 'technical snag', sources of the Airport Authority said.
ISLAMABAD -- A flight with Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani, several federal ministers and high profile people among those on board Tuesday made an emergency landing at Chaklala airbase minutes after it took off.
The plane took off at the end of the negotiations to which took part two diplomats of Tunisia's embassy in Tripoli.
General Directorate of State Airports Authority of Turkey (DHMI) stated on Tuesday that a total of 1,069 planes took off from and landed at Ataturk Airport on September 4.