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 commodity is said to have a short position. Related: Open contracts.

Other Words for Position

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

Business / Finance / Short Position: The theory that a large interest in short positions in stocks will precede a rise in the market prices, because the short positions must eventually be covered by purchases of the stock. MORE

Position Sheet

Business / Finance / Position Sheet: Used in the context of general equities. List of long and short positions for an individual trader or desk, at times accompanied by the trades from the previous trading session that brought these clos MORE

Opposition

Science / Astrology / Opposition: A second harmonic aspect, separating distance 180°. A major hard aspect, the opposition creates awareness, attraction and antagonism between the planets in polarity. MORE

Equivalent Position

Business / Human Resources (HR) / Equivalent Position: According to section 825.215 of the FMLA regulations, an equivalent position is one that is virtually identical to the employee's former position in terms of pay, benefits and working conditions, incl MORE

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 MORE

Modigliani And Miller Proposition I

Business / Finance / Modigliani And Miller Proposition I: A proposition by Franco Modigliani and Merton Miller that states that a firm cannot change the total value of its outstanding securities by changing its capital structure proportions. Also called the MORE

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