Long-term assets

Long-term assets

Long-term assets

Value of property, equipment and other capital assets minus the depreciation. This is an entry in the bookkeeping records of a company, usually on a “cost” basis and thus does not necessarily reflect the market value of the assets.

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Long straddle

Long straddle

Long straddle

A straddle in which a long position is taken in both a put and call option.

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Long run

Long run

Long run

A period of time in which all costs are variable; greater than one year.

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Long position

Long position

Long position

An options position where a person has executed one or more option trades where the net result is that they are an “owner” or holder of options (i. e. the number of contracts bought exceeds the number of contracts sold)._ Occurs when an individual owns securities. An owner of 1,000 shares of stock is said to be “Long the stock.” Related: Short position

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Long hedge

Long hedge

Long hedge

The purchase of a futures contract(s) in anticipation of actual purchases in the cash market. Used by processors or exporters as protection against an advance in the cash price. Related: Hedge, short hedge

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Long coupons

Long coupons

Long coupons

(1) Bonds or notes with a long current maturity. (2) A bond on which one of the coupon periods, usually the first, is longer than the other periods or the standard period.

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Long

Long

Long

One who has bought a contract(s) to establish a market position and who has not yet closed out this position through an offsetting sale; the opposite of short.

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