close a position

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Close a position

In the context of general equities, eliminate an investment from one's portfolio, by either selling a long position or covering a short position.

Close a Position

To end an investment; to change from a long position to a short position or vice versa. A long position is ownership of a security or option, while a short position is debt. Thus, to close a long position is to sell a security or option and to close a short position is to buy out the debt.

close a position

To eliminate an investment position. The most common way to close a position is to sell a security that is owned. An investor might also close a position by purchasing stock to replace shares borrowed for a short sale.
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Williams said ahead of today's game: "Traditionally there have been very good games between us and with the two team teams in close position in the table, hopefully we will witness that again.
The price has reached a top and 5 WMA dives under 12 WMA --> Close position
Citing a close position on many issues, Davoudi said Tehran and Ankara have great potentials to consolidate their relationship, especially in the fields of economy and culture.
One would be a bit wary if either Barefoot Ridge, Kegans Glory or Airmount Rover were in a close position heading down the back, especially at this early stage of the year, but it will be a surprise if the Gleeson flying machine doesn't enter next week's Easter Cup on a fast winning note.
Then the system will automatically close position of last terms products and open position of next terms products by the maturity date.
Tenders are invited for Hydrolic Cylinder For Revolving Chair Lower Dia 45Mm Upper Dia 25Mm In Close Position Height 290Mm, In Open Position Height 400Mm.
Tenders are invited for Mechnaical Track Jack 15 Ton Capacity Base 280 X 160Mm Height 530 In Close Position Lift Upto 300 Mm From Side And Top
inspection of the valves for full open/full close position.
The IPP will benefit from its close position to a major city (Tuticorin) as well as major port, and also excellent road, rail and air connectivity.
We have common goals and very close positions on the major political issues and challenges we are facing, among them the common stand that the bloodshed in Syria has to be stopped and a just and lasting solution to the Palestinian question found through peaceful means.
This enables to flexibly close positions, set stop and limit orders, and provides users with a customisable display of all open and closed positions.
CAIRO: Egypt's main index inches down as investors switch to cash and close positions ahead of a four-day Easter weekend, traders say, though a handful of construction-related stocks eke out gains.