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long

(Delayed), adjective continued, day after day, dilatory, dragged out, drawn out, endless, enduring, eternal, forever and a day, hour after hour, interminable, long drawn-out, marathon, overlong, perpetual, protracted, sustained delay, unending delay, without end
Foreign phrases: Longa possession jus parit.Long possessions begets what is right.

long

(Lengthy), adjective boundless, broad, day after day, deep, distant, elongate, elongated, enduring, eternal, expanded, expansive, extended, extensive, faraway, far-off, far-reaching, far-seeing, forever and a day, great, hour after hour, interminable, large, lengthened, limitless, lofty, outstretched, perpetual, remote, spread out, stretched out, stretching, sustained, unending, widespread, without end
Associated concepts: long arm of the law, long term
See also: prolix, protracted, sesquipedalian
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There is scope for hedge funds to cut their net long position even further.
S&P Pan Arab Shariah Balanced - Moderate Index - the Index takes a long position in the S&P Pan Arab Composite Shariah Total Return Index with 60 per cent weight, and a long position in the Dow Jones Sukuk Total Return Index with a 40 per cent weight
On April 22, 2014, the fund announced a long position in Kulicke & Soffa Industries (NASDAQ: KLIC), a global leader in the design and manufacture of semiconductor and light-emitting diodes (LED) equipment, which it continues to hold.
By August 20, money managers' net long positions had been trimmed to 361 million barrels in US crude, and they were running long: short by a ratio of 7.
Commenting on the shareholding of Telefonica, Portugal Telecom has disclosed that the Spanish operator now owns a long position of below 2% of the company's capital.
You should close long positions when the price falls below the SAR and close short positions when the price rises above the SAR.
Enters into a short sale, an offsetting notional principal contract or forward or futures contract and subsequently acquires a long position in the same property; or
The gold market, it seems, is still very much looking towards the upside but the amassing of long positions from long term holders and from short term speculative participants make us wary of a short term "wash out.
The Bond Market Association is proposing certain common sense changes to Treasury's Net Long Position rules which will allow auction results to be calculated and announced by Treasury more quickly," said Eric L.
In a "short sale against the box," a taxpayer owns a long position and borrows an equal amount of stock from his broker to sell.
A pair trade takes a long position in a somewhat undervalued security and a short position in a somewhat overvalued security that are correlated.