Long Position

Business / Finance / Long Position: Owning or holding options (i.e., the number of contracts bought exceeds the number of contracts sold). For equities, a long position occurs when an individual owns securities. An owner of 1,000 shares of stock is said to be 'Long the stock.' Related: Short position.

Other Words for Long

Long Adjective Synonyms: extensive, extended, elongate(d), large, great, big
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Other Words for Position

Position Noun Synonyms: viewpoint, point of view, outlook, attitude, angle, slant, stance, stand, opinion, inclination, leaning, bent, sentiment, feeling, way of thinking
Position Verb Synonyms: site, placement, situation, whereabouts, placing, emplacement, location
Position Adjective Synonyms: posture, attitude, stance, pose, disposition, arrangement, disposal
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Long Straddle

Business / Finance / Long Straddle: Taking a long position in both a put and a call option. MORE

Position

Business / Finance / 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 com MORE

Position Building

Business / Finance / Position Building: Buying shares to build up a long position or selling shares to create a short position in a particular security or group of securities. MORE

Longshore Current

Science / Geology / Longshore Current: A current that moves parallel to a shore and is formed from the momentum of breaking waves that approach the shore obliquely. MORE

Longshore Drift

Science / Geology / Longshore Drift: The movement of sediment along a coastline caused by waves striking the coast at an oblique angle. The waves wash sediment particles up the beach at an oblique angle and the swash back to the sea carr MORE

Medium Long Shot (MLS)

Technology / Television (TV) / Medium Long Shot (MLS): A framing in between long shot and medium shot. MORE

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