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Position

A market commitment; the number of contracts bought or sold for which no offsetting transaction has been entered into. The buyer of a commodity is said to have a long position, and the seller of a commodity is said to have a short position. Related: Open contracts.
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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.
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position

The ownership status of a person's or an institution's investments. For example, a person may own 500 shares of Sun Microsystems, 350 shares of Boeing, and a $10,000 principal amount of 9% bonds due in 2001. See also long position, short position.

position

To buy or sell securities in order to establish a net long or a net short position. Also called take a position.
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The recovery position is simpler to do than it sounds and
The hearing in Dorchester, Dorset, was told how he was snoring when put to bed in the recovery position but friends awoke the next morning to find him unresponsive and cold.
She also denies failing to assist a fellow midwife to move client B to the recovery position.
DCO Faisalabad Saeed Wahla, DCO Jhang Asad Islam Mahni and EDOs Revenue of three districts apprised the chair about recovery position and disposal of others revenue cases in their respective districts during the last month.
The paramedics, the General Hospital, all the people standing there helping to put him in the recovery position and also the people who used their mobiles to phone for help.
Max Cole put Mary, 65, into the recovery position and fed her a sugary drink when her levels dropped too low.
If a person is unconscious but breathing and has no other conditions that are life-threatening then they should be placed in the recovery position to keep their airway clear and open.
The participants were imparted critical skills like placing an unconscious casualty into the recovery position, performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation, stopping bleeding and elevation bandaging injuries and preventing the worsening of the patient's condition and promoting recovery.
The participants will be imparted critical skills like placing an unconscious casualty into the recovery position, performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation, stopping bleeding and elevation bandaging injuries and preventing the worsening of the patient's condition and promoting recovery.
He practically showed the different stages of recovery position of a patient critically injured during a disaster.
Her father John recalled: "My wife thought I was having a suspected stroke due to my heart condition and started to put me in the recovery position."