longs

Definition

plural noun
government stocks which will mature in over fifteen years' time.
Also calledlong-dated stocks  

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Longs are only a good investment for someone who will not need to the money before they mature in 15 years.

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The longs were something good to have because we knew that they would mature over time and be okay with everyone.

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The longs were of special importance to us as we were only focused on the long term and were interested in government securities.

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