position trader


position trader
An approach to trading in which the trader either buys or sells contracts and holds them for an extended period of time. Chicago Board of Trade glossary
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A trader who establishes a position (either by purchasing or selling) and holds it for an extended period of time. The CENTER ONLINE Futures Glossary
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A commodities ( commodity) 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. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary
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A trader who takes a position in the market and might hold that position over a long period of time. Chicago Mercantile Exchange Glossary

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • Position Trader — A type of stock trader who holds a position for the long term (from months to years). Long term traders are not concerned with short term fluctuations because they believe that their long term investment horizons will smooth these out. Many… …   Investment dictionary

  • trader — Individuals who take positions in securities and their derivatives with the objective of making profits. Traders can make markets by trading the flow. When they do this, their objective is to earn the bid/ ask spread. Traders can also take… …   Financial and business terms

  • position — [pə zish′ən] n. [MFr < L positio < positus, pp. of ponere, to place < * posinere < po , away (< IE base * apo > L ab, from, away) + sinere, to put, lay: see SITE] 1. the act of positing, or placing 2. a positing of a… …   English World dictionary

  • Position (finance) — Finance Financial markets Bond market …   Wikipedia

  • Position (finance) — En finance, la position est la quantité d un titre financier qui est soit détenue (ce qui constitue une position longue), soit empruntée (ce qui constitue une position courte) par une personne ou un trader. Une position est donc ouverte ou en… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Trader indépendant — Opérateur de marché Un opérateur de marché, communément appelé trader, est une personne qui passe couramment des ordres d achat et de vente d actifs et contrats financiers sur un marché organisé ou de gré à gré. Sommaire 1 Les objectifs… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Trader institutionnel — Opérateur de marché Un opérateur de marché, communément appelé trader, est une personne qui passe couramment des ordres d achat et de vente d actifs et contrats financiers sur un marché organisé ou de gré à gré. Sommaire 1 Les objectifs… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • position — I. noun Etymology: Middle English posycion, from Anglo French posicioun, from Latin position , positio, from ponere to lay down, put, place, from Old Latin *posinere, from po away (akin to Old Church Slavic po , perfective prefix, Greek apo away) …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Position — The amount of a security either owned (which constitutes a long position) or borrowed (which constitutes a short position) by an individual or by a dealer. In other words, it s a trade an investor currently holds open. For example, you might hear …   Investment dictionary

  • 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 trade from the previous trading session that brought these closing positions. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary …   Financial and business terms