close out


Elimination or reduction of a current long or short position by making an opposite transaction of the same security. also called offset or even up.

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You may want to try and wait for the close out so that you know you how every thing has turned out.

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When he wanted to break even on the investment, he executed a close out so that he could finally extract himself from the process altogether.

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A wise investor will close out his short sales on a stock that's likely to gain value over the short and long term, and should instead buy shares of the stock before its value peaks.

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