Long (finance)


Long (finance)

In finance, a long position in a security, such as a stock or a bond, or equivalently to be long in a security, means the holder of the position owns the security and will profit if the price of the security goes up.

Similarly, a long position in a futures contract or similar derivative, means the holder of the position will profit if the price of the underlying security goes up.

ee also

* Short (finance)


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