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not long in time or duration

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accomplished in very little time

marked by or consisting of few words that are carefully chosen

not enough to meet a demand or requirement

without any warning

without adequate preparation

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the location on a baseball field where the shortstop is stationed

accidental contact between two points in an electric circuit that have a potential difference

the fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is stationed between second and third base

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create a short circuit in

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primarily temporal sense

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(primarily spatial sense) having little length or lacking in length

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low in stature

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not sufficient to meet a need

(of memory) deficient in retentiveness or range

not holding securities or commodities that one sells in expectation of a fall in prices

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of speech sounds or syllables of relatively short duration

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less than the correct or legal or full amount often deliberately so

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lacking foresight or scope

tending to crumble or break into flakes due to a large amount of shortening

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marked by rude or peremptory shortness

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quickly and without warning

without possessing something at the time it is contractually sold

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at a disadvantage

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in a curt, abrupt and discourteous manner

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But that was a much smaller increase in short positioning than during the previous weeks, when hedge funds added an average of 35 million barrels of short positions per week.
Financial institutions have avoided maintaining a short position above this limit.
Had T closed the short position using the 1,000 shares purchased in 1995 rather than the newly purchased shares, or had T established a second short position as to the ABC stock before March 16, 1999, the 60-day requirement would not have been met; a constructive sale would have occurred on Jan.
The average short position in Nymex gasoline has fallen slightly from 1.
Equity Alpha Fund, a core equity holding that seeks to generate alpha -- or the excess return over the benchmark -- by investing in both long and short positions.
If Barrick acquires NovaGold without first substantially reducing its short position in gold, GATA says, the gold price will remain suppressed along with the price of gold mining shares.
For example, in July of 2006, NASD reports Wataire Industries having a total short position of 4,010 shares as of July 14, 2006 , a figure much lower than many undocumented speculations the Company has encountered.
Until the Fed`s moves take hold, Martin and Ragas' short positions are going to continue lacking a near-term negative earnings catalyst.
Up until now, this short position data has been impossible to verify with any degree of certainty.
One of our forex trading strategies has accordingly taken profits on its earlier short position.
Naked Short Selling" is typical when a wholesale market maker sells shares in the public marketplace that are not held in their inventory, nor are the shares even borrowed from another market maker - and with no intention to obtain the shares or to ever cover the short position.
Jim Holmes, Lifeline's CEO, explained, "Naked Short Selling is typically when a wholesale market maker sells shares in the public marketplace that are not held in their inventory, nor are the shares even borrowed from another market maker -- and with no intention to obtain the shares or ever cover the short position.
Naked Short Sellers are sellers of short positions with no intention of covering that short position.
REUTERS) LONDON: Hedge fund managers had already closed out many of their bearish short positions in crude oil before ministers of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and their non-OPEC counterparts met in Vienna on May 25, according to data from regulators and exchanges.
Most of the adjustment has come from the short side of the market as hedge funds have covered short positions established earlier in the summer.