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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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Clinical practice guideline: benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (update).
A VNG battery of gaze, saccade, tracking, optokinetic, static, and dynamic positional tests were performed followed by the Dix-Hallpike test.
Canalith repositioning maneuver for benign paroxysmal positional vertigo: randomized controlled trial in family practice.
Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) is a disorder of peripheral vestibular system and is commonly encountered in otolaryngology clinics1.
On the other hand, positional accuracy is degraded by waves reflected from buildings and other such multipath waves when driving in urban areas.
Thirty-one subjects were diagnosed with VPB based on (a) the presence of short-lived spells of positional vertigo (<1 min) and paroxysmal positional nystagmus, which was geotropic and changed direction with either ear down, and (b) complete symptom resolution in response to barbecue maneuvers'.
PHMSA further proposes that for all pipeline segments located within Class 1 or Class 2 locations, operators submit data to the NPMS with a positional accuracy of 50 feet.
Positional skull deformity (PSD) is a common problem of infancy.
Therefore, distributed leadership is possible within a hierarchical structure and both positional and informal leaders contribute to achieving educational outcomes (Spillane, 2006).
Positional sequencing technology, one of the most recent innovations in 4G NGS, delivers accurate position measurements between predictable DNA landmarks.
Visual inspection shows good dot quality with good positional accuracy, even with dots close to 300pm in diameter, with no satellite formation.
Up and down stop Z-axis positional accuracy is +/- 0.001 inch, lateral positional accuracy is +10.005 inch.

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