short position

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1. In the case of a futures contract, the promise to sell a certain quantity of a good at a particular price in the future. opposite of a long position.
2. To sell a stock short

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We had a relatively short position on the matter and were ready to make that promise to the person and work with them.

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The short position was exercised by the broker as the the option trader had recognized the likelihood of a drop in stock price.

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Despite considering that market rates may increase in the future, I agreed to a short position for my product, as I had no other choice that buyers would find immediately appealing.

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