Options Glossary

Glossary: Position

Last Updated: July 12, 2015



What Does Position Mean in Options Trading?

open trade, long position, short position

A 'position' is any open trade in a portfolio. To execute a position (to trade on long or short side) with any combination of strategies in stocks, options, futures or any other financial instrument. The position remains in your portfolio until a closing trade is executed or the option expires worthless.

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