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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.

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.

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 posterior caudal vertebrae are disarticulated but form a lineal series, which indicates that they are close to their anatomical position (Figure 2).
In the present study we demonstrate some patients with hemispatial neglect who show different somatosensory ERPs elicited by low intensity electrical stimulation of the median nerve at the wrist depending on the location of the hand either in the uncrossed anatomical position or crossed over to the other hemispace.
This conclusion emerged from the observation of an important aspect of the external genitalia, the anatomical position of the palp, i.e., arched toward the abdomen, which is characteristic of the adult male, in animals that had not yet undergone the sixth molt, contrary to the descriptions of Fischer and Vasconcellos-Neto (2005b) that consider sexual dimorphism in L.
Calculations from his technique indicate that relative to the tibia the talus plantar flexes 98[degrees] from anatomical position in female dancers and 95[degrees] in male dancers.
When your abdominal muscles are well toned and firm, they press on various organs and tissues within your body, helping to keep them in their correct anatomical position. When these muscles are allowed to become weak and lose their tone, however, they are no longer able to perform their function efficiently, and any undue strain or pressure inside your abdomen can force your muscles to part at that point.
The problem lies with the prostate gland's anatomical position just below the bladder and surrounding the urethra.
The technique of continuous curvilinear capsulorhexis (CCC) allows placement of IOL in the natural anatomical position. [2] This technique produces a strong capsular rim that resists tearing even when stretched during lens material removal or lens implantation.
In addition, standing position proved advantageous since the face and nasal cavity of animals remained at chest height, which led to quick and easy examination without any exertion to surgeon besides anatomical position of various structures remained unaltered.
Change in anatomical position of organs gives rise to abnormal location of signs and symptoms, thus posing a difficulty in diagnosing the ailment, and also demands greater surgical skill.
And the latter is a more complicated anatomical position which can be affected by pancreatic fluid and bile severely.
The combined IVC trunk then traversed the normal retro hepatic route before passing through the diaphragm in to the right atrium in normal anatomical position. Both kidneys were of normal size with both the ureters located in normal positions.
"We know it was disarticulated when it was buried because the bones weren't preserved in correct anatomical position," Myers said.

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