Position trader

Definition:

A commodities trader who takes a long-term approach in maintaining positions in the market and does not close out of these positions until close to the delivery date.

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Variable cost

A cost that is directly proportional to the volume of output produced. When production is zero, the variable cost is equal to zero.

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