The state of actually owning a security, contract, or commodity. also called long. opposite of short.
To buy or hold a long position is the state of actually owning a stock, security, contract, or commodity. It is the opposite of a short position.
The amount of SECURITIES that the person or its agent has title to or would have title to but for having loaned the securities; has bought or has entered into an unconditional contract to buy but has not yet received the securities; has exercised a standard CALL OPTION; has converted, exchanged, or exercised an equivalent security; or is entitled to receive upon conversion, exchange, or exercise of an equivalent security. Rule 14e4(a)(1)(i).
An investor who has a holding of a particular security has a long position in it.... more on: Long position
Long position (as related to certain particular currency) - An open position at which the amount of the currency bought exceeds the amount of the same currency sold.
Ownership of a stock or an opening buy transaction on an option position.
buying a security, either for investment purposes or in anticipation of future price rises.
A position showing a purchase or an excess of purchases over sales in anticipation of a rise in prices. A long position can be closed out through the sale of an equivalent amount. See Short Position.
The total value of one of an investor's stock holdings.
When the base currency in the pair is bought. When you buy the base, you sell the counter.
Purchasing a stock with the intention that it will rise in price.
The purchase of a contract or security to establish a market position which has not been closed or sold.
When a currency pair is long, the first currency is bought while the second currency is sold short.
In foreign exchange trading, when the base currency in the pair is bought, the position is said to be long in that currency. It is understood that when the base currency in the pair is 'long', the second currency will be 'short'.
Owning an asset in the anticipation of an increase in price.
A trading participant enters into a long position by buying a contract.
One who has bought futures contracts or plans to own a cash commodity.
a bet on a gain in price, and a short bet benefits from a decline
a bet that a currency will gain over a period of time
an investment position in which the market participant owns the quoted asset
an long-term equity stake in a stock or other security
When you buy a stock from the long side, you are purchasing the shares with the hope that they will rise in price. This is the exact opposite of a short sale.
An investor’s position where the number of contracts bought exceeds the number of contracts sold. He is a net holder.
Taking an ownership position in an asset. Usually refers to buying of shares.
An investor is said to be long of securities when he owns securities in anticipation of a future price rise, or holds them in his portfolio for general trading purposes, or because he is unable for the time being, to sell them. In a foreign exchange transaction, a long is a positive net exchange position (c.f. short position).
An Open Position that results from the purchase of the Base Currency.
A position that is taken with the expectation that it will appreciate in value if market prices increase.
A position wherein an investor's interest in a particular series of options is as a net holder (i.e., the number of contracts bought exceeds the number of contracts sold).
When an individual purchases securities of a company he is said to have a long position in the company’s shares. For example an owner of shares in PTCL is said to be "long PTCL" or "has a long position in PTCL." If you are long, you would like the share price to go up.
In stocks, bonds, etc. it means you own the stock, bond, option, etc. Often just referred to as simply long.
A long position is when someone buys (holds) a warrant or holds the underlying asset. Contrasts with Short position.
A position of a futures contract buyer which requires the buyer to accept a delivery unless the contract is liquidated with an offsetting sale.
The ownership of stocks or other securities, as opposed to a short position where one has sold securities that are not owned and want the price to go down.
A long position is ownership of a security. For example, an owner of 1,000 shares of stock is said to be "long the stock". Also referred to as "long".
An investor holds more contracts than he has sold.
Is a position that profits from an increase in price.
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.
When one buys a currency, their position is long.
A position that is long an asset or otherwise has positive exposure to some financial quantity.
The state of actually owning securities, commodities or contracts. If prices rise, investors stand to make a profit. Opposite of short position.
a position that appreciates in value if the value of the underlying instrument or market price increases.
A positon whereby an investor owns a stock. This is in contrast with a short position (please see the definition below).
In foreign exchange, when a currency pair is bought, it is understood that the primary currency in the pair is 'long', and the secondary currency is 'short'.
A market position where the Client has bought a currency he previously did not hold own. Normally expressed in base currency terms, e.g., long Dollars (short D.Marks).
When an investor who has the right, but not the obligation, to buy or sell bonds, or shares of stock or mutual funds at a set price on or before a given date, has bought, and now owns, more contracts than they've sold over a specific length of time.
A bull position in a security
Having bought, but not yet sold. A long position is entered with the aim of profiting from an increase in price. See also a Short Position
In the cash market, the ownership of securities. In the futures market, the purchase of a futures contract with no offsetting short position. In the options market, the purchase of an option with no offsetting short position. Related: Short position
A contract promising to take.
The status when shares are owned. (see also short position)
position which in theory will increase in value should the underlying price increase. Opposite of a short position.
Opposite of short position--a bet that prices will rise. For example, you have a long position when you buy a stock, and will benefit from prices rising.
a position where the trader has bought shares with the expectation that the price will go higher. The idea is to sell the shares later at a higher price with profit.
A position where the client has bought a currency he does not already own. Normally expressed in base currency terms, e.g. long US dollars (short Deutsch marks)
Position on a futures exchange where a dealer is a net holder of contracts, i.e. contracts bought outweighs contracts sold. (ii) The position of owning a commodity or security.
A position that appreciates in value if market prices increase.
A position that increases its value if market prices increase.
A position where the client has bought a currency not previously held. Normally expressed in base currency terms. E.g. long dollars (short yen).
A market position in which the trader has bought a futures contract or options on futures contract that does not offset a previously established short position.
(1) In a customer’s account, securities that are either fully paid for (a cash account) or partially paid for (a margin account). (2) Any position on the firm’s security records that has a debit balance.
Signifies ownership of securities. "I am long 100 U.S. Steel" means the speaker owns 100 shares. (see Short Position, Short Sale)
An options position where a person has executed one or more option trades where the net result is that they are an "owner" or holder of options (i. e. the number of contracts bought exceeds the number of contracts sold). For equities, it occurs when an individual owns securities. An owner of 1,000 shares of stock is said to be "Long the stock." Related: Short position
Occurs when an individual owns securities. For example an owner of 1000 shares of stock is said to be "Long the Stock".
Securities owned by an investor that are held in a brokerage account. See: Current Market Value; Long; Long Market Value; Short Position
A long position is established when an investor buys a security. For example, an owner of 1,000 shares of stock is said to be "long the stock".
When an entity buys a traded asset, currency or derivative with the view of benefiting from a rising market in the given asset, currency or derivative. In corporate treasury terms, it normally refers to a situation where the company has a surplus cash or revenue position in a currency arising from its business trading activities. See short position.
A position in which a particular asset (such as a spot or forward currency) has been purchased.
A position which is held in a security where the expectation that prices will rise and profit arises at the sale of a higher price. The opposite of a short position.
Refers to an individual owning securities or with options, when a person has executed one or more option trades that results in them having bought more options than they have sold