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Net position

• Is the difference between longs and comparable shorts. It can also refer to the dollar difference for the combined market values of all long and short positions. Often it refers to the net trading exposure on a market directional basis. However, some firms use different definitions depending on whether the analysis is originating from accounting or trading.

 
 

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