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Take a position

To buy or sell short; that is to own or to owe some amount on an asset or derivative security.

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.

take a position

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