Anticipated holding period

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Anticipated holding period

The period of time an individual expects to hold an asset.
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Anticipated Holding Period

In a long position, the period of time during which one expects to own a security or other asset. The anticipated holding period is important to calculating the position's expected return. One may also determine the anticipated holding period for tax purposes because long-term investments are not taxed as heavily as short-term ones. See also: HPR
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