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Switching

Liquidating a position and simultaneously reinstating a position in another futures contract of the same type.

Switching

1. The act of closing a position and opening another with better prospects. This term often applies to securities and mutual funds. See also: Load.

2. In futures, the act of liquidating a contract and using the proceeds to buy another on the same type with a longer maturity. This is often done to avoid receiving delivery of the underlying.
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Participants completed IRI and clock drawing test, following this they performed task switching experiment.
There is an illusion of productivity associated with task switching because this behavior allows people to keep working on something else when there is a blockage that prevents the completion of the current task, or when they need to attend a slow and boring meeting.
Effects of aging on efficiency of task switching in a variant of the trail making test.
During the first part of the experiment participants utilized a MacBook Pro laptop and an online task switching experiment suggested by Robert Rogers and Stephen Monsell.
Task switching and the measurement of "Switch costs".
It has been shown that among the possible types of switch between T1 and T2 other than the basic attentional switch, spatial switching and task switching are important modulators of the AB.
Task switching showed no gender or drug differences when letters and numbers were presented separately (see Figure 4).
Particularly relevant to project managers is the cost premium associated with task switching in two circumstances: when a task is interrupted in mid-stream (such as in response to a phone call) and when bouncing between two or more major tasks (often in support of multiple projects).
Development of cognitive control and executive functions from 4-13 years: Evidence from manipulations of memory, inhibition, and task switching.
However, the preparatory component of task switching is relatively unimpaired.
One of the tests was to program the computer to handle eight disparate computing tasks at the same time with no task switching.