Long Position

In trading, the term "long position" denotes an investment which stands to profit from increases in the value of assets.

Example: When you buy stocks, you benefit from increases in the value of those stocks because you can sell them for a higher price than you paid for them.

Opposite: Short position

More on this topic:
Online broker comparison: get free quotes now

About moneyland.ch

moneyland.ch is Switzerland’s independent online comparison service covering banking, insurance and telecom. More than 100 unbiased comparison tools and calculators are available on moneyland.ch, along with useful financial guides and timely news. The comprehensive comparison tools help you to find the right insurance policies, bank accounts, credit and prepaid cards, loans, mortgages, trading accounts and telecom products for your needs.