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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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Patients of both genders with age between 30 to 70 years with no hearing loss and diagnosed as having benign paroxysmal positional vertigo diagnosed by Dix-Hallpike test were included in this study.
The new documents offer guidance to the many different healthcare professionalsincluding pediatricians, neurosurgeons, neurologists, plastic surgeons, and physical therapistswho evaluate children with positional plagiocephaly.
In previous work on GPS positioning in urban areas, the authors of the present study reported on simulation using 3D maps with the ray tracing method and work on positional accuracy and the positional ratio using actual measurement [3].
10 subjects were diagnosed with VPB on the basis of persistent positional vertigo.
Prevention and management of positional skull deformities in infants.
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Present in up to 30% of infants, usually within the first 4 months of life, positional plagiocephaly presents in a way that is unique and distinguishable from deformities caused by early suture fusion.
In reading through the book and certainly the early chapters, I was questioning the evidence base and effectiveness of the positional release techniques.
Benign positional vertigo appears to strongly correlate with osteopenia and osteoporosis in both men and women, researchers in a case-control study have concluded.
Maritz, Wallis and Hardcastle (2) investigated the insertional and positional complications encountered by the placement of intercostal chest drains.

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