long position

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long position

Describes the trading position of an investor who owns a security. An investor in a long position hopes to make a profit because he is expecting the price of the security to rise. See also short position.
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You will have people who have perhaps tried to take a bull position at the beginning of the day, and if it's not working they're holding onand holding on,but they don't want to risk exposure overnight and so they're selling it.
He shared with most of the New Left in the derogation of George Orwell; he took a nearly John Bull position on the European Community; and he was so wedded to the wartime partisan tradition in the Balkans that when fratricide broke out he lumped all nationalisms, including the Bosnian, into one category.
Bull positions itself as a leading provider of secure and dependable IT products and services in the networked world.