Anatomical Position: A basic position that all anatomical references assume. The subject is standing, looking straight ahead with arms hanging down at both sides and palms facing forward. In most cases, the toes . . . View Full Definition
Position Of Equilibrium: When a reaction's equilibrium 'lies to the right', the concentrations of products will be greater than the concentrations of reactants when equilibrium is established. Conversely, an equilib . . . View Full Definition
Position Limits: Applies to derivative products. Maximum position available in any one future or option contract for a given institution. For 'bona fide' futures hedgers, there are no position limits.
Position Diagram: Diagram showing the possible payoffs from a derivative investment.
Position Round: In competition, league or tournaments, in which part of the competition is match play, it is when teams or individuals play each other based upon their standing; i.e., position 1 plays 2; 3 . . . View Full Definition
Position Self: Used in the context of general equities. Going long or short in anticipation of a stock's movement.
Position Trader: A commodities trader who takes a long-term approach in maintaining positions in the market and does not close out of these positions until close to the delivery date.
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 . . . View Full Definition
Position Control: A workforce planning tool that imposes certain rules or restrictions on the creation, and filling of positions as a means to manage and control the costs associated with any given position w . . . View Full Definition
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.
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Income Tax: Common stock with a high dividend yield and few profitable investment opportunities.