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(1) To agree to buy. A dealer or customer who agrees to buy at another dealer's offered price is said to take the offer. (2) Euro bankers speak of taking deposits rather than buying money.

Take a 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.


To accept the price at which a dealer offers a security.


(1) A generic term meaning to acquire title by whatever means, such as by deed, by will, by purchase,or by gift,to name a few.(2) A common expression for a condemnation under the power of eminent domain.

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There are many ways to practice it, I guarantee that taking time for you will have great benefits long and short term.
As a result, they felt less guilty about taking time to exercise and were more apt to prioritize physical activity because they valued the benefits.
Some companies reported a rise in people taking time off for anxiety and depression.
Alma Caldwell, Age Concern North Tyneside's chief executive, said: "Older women caught up in a system that penalises them for taking time out of work to care for families are in danger of becoming a forgotten generation".
Taking time for a hike, a bike ride, or a paddle down the river can not only lift one's spirits, but also can activate those feel-good endorphins and burn calories to keep physically fit.
She reiterates the importance of creating our own personal definition of beauty and learning to be comfortable in our skin, which includes being gracious and taking time to honor and respect ourselves.
Taking time to enjoy meals and limiting sugary snacks were other key elements.
The survey charting absenteeism in the UK shows the most popular excuse for taking time off is a hangover.
Taking time to review and understand moist wound healing techniques and learning how to administer them daily is a good investment and use of resources.
It's worth taking time to periodically examine where you are and where you want to go.
Saal and Kennedy will be taking time off from active natural gas futures trading, in a repeat of the very popular NGI Managing Natural Gas Futures workshop, at the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX) October 4-5, 2006.