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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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I began by creating a 3D rendering of the book stand, showing both the open and closed positions.
Interlocks on handwheel-operated valves, however, usually require several full revolutions between the locked open and locked closed positions.
Because of this, handwheel operated interlocks need to be able to 'count' the number of handwheel turns in order to release keys in the required open and/or closed positions.
This enables to flexibly close positions, set stop and limit orders, and provides users with a customisable display of all open and closed positions.
Canola market open interest slipped 6 percent to 183,177 on March 16 from March 2 as investors closed positions to avoid uncertainty.
9 percent to 1,878 points on Tuesday, led by property-related stocks because investors closed positions after major declines in international markets, reports Reuters .
The manual-operated wing head style offers a detent in both the open and closed positions, providing a positive indication of opened/closed status.
Braytonspaces' Serene sleep chair is easy to operate from the open to closed positions with one smooth motion.
The Copar unit is available in single-acting or double-acting design, both providing the force necessary to operate process control ball, butterfly, and throttle-type valves, not only to their fully open or closed positions, but also to intermediate positions by means of closed-loop positioning technology.
An optional indicator is available, which provides indication of the open and closed positions.
Hem die open and closed positions are programmable via the variable frequency drive (VFD) control.
For computation, the opened or closed positions of these gates represent the ones or zeros of binary logic.