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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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In the present analyses, older participants who preferred the left hand for primary actions other than writing were classified in the subgroup scheme on the assumption that their writing hand was forcibly changed from left to right.
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Competently piloting an airplane is rooted in five primary actions: controlling bank with ailerons; controlling yaw with rudder; controlling angle of attack with elevator (manifested as changes in speed, G-load, and turning); controlling altitude with power; and maintaining a cerebral sense of your place in the operating environment past, present and future.
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While you can't give up your rights and must protect all stakeholder interests, senior lenders' decisions will most often dictate a company's primary actions in a crisis.
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