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.

Other Words for Position

Position Adjective Synonyms: posture, attitude, stance, pose, disposition, arrangement, disposal
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
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Other Words for Short

Short Noun Synonyms: small, little, slight, petite, diminutive, wee, tiny, elfin, minuscule, midget, dwarfish, squat, dumpy, runty, stubby, stunted, pint-sized, knee-high to a grasshopper, sawn-off
Short Verb Synonyms: laconic, terse, succinct, pithy, sententious, epigrammatic
Short Adjective Synonyms: direct, straight, straightforward, short and sweet
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Short Straddle

Business / Finance / Short Straddle: When a lack of supply tends to force prices upward. In particular, when prices of a stock or commodity futures contracts start to move up sharply and many traders with short positions are forced to bu 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

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

Short Interest Theory

Business / Finance / Short Interest Theory: Total number of shares of a security that investors have sold short and that have not been repurchased to close out the short position. Usually, investors sell short to profit from price declines. As MORE

Go Short

Business / Taxes / Go Short: When you enter a futures contract that commits you to sell or deliver the underlying product, you go short or have a short position. You're also going short when you write an options contract, giving MORE

Open Position

Business / Agriculture / Open Position: Ownership of a fixed-price forward contract, especially a futures contract. MORE

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