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Round Trip

In futures and equities, to take a position and then later to close it. For example, an investor who buys a futures contract and then sells it and an investor who short sells a contract and then covers it are both round tripping. The practice is also called a round turn.

round trip

The purchase and sale of the same security. Some brokerage firms offer a discounted commission if a round trip is completed within a certain length of time. Also called round turn.
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T has a 50-mile round-trip commute to the office or to his first customer each day.
Started in 1987, the railroad has scheduled 20 round-trip runs this year between Willits and Eureka from mid-May through mid-October.
The Vietnamese carrier currently operates more than 50 round-trip flights on seven routes connecting Taoyuan, Taichung, Tainan and Kaohsiung in Taiwan and Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi in Vietnam.
The biggest prize is Manila-Taiwan round-trip flight ticket.
Customers will have a chance to win one of 75 round-trip tickets from Los Angeles to London, New Zealand or Australia, as well as other prizes, including Air New Zealand merchandise, promotional discounts on round-trip tickets, and more.
Comair, a Delta Connection partner, announced on May 6 that it will begin serving XNA on July 1 with two daily round-trip flights to Cincinnati/ Northern Kentucky International Airport and one daily round-trip flight to Atlanta.
Haddadi's airline, Nevis Express Ltd., offers two round-trip flights a day linking the islands.
The solar family includes many comets whose round-trip journeys are measured in centuries.
The same package leaving from Dallas cost an additional $156 for the add-on purchase of round-trip air fare.
The airline will operate three more round-trip flights on the two routes, using the Airbus A320 model, to offer daily services to both destinations.
As required by its application, Alaska Airlines is providing the FAA with a proposed schedule over the next five years that could include 28 round-trip jet flights a week.