Go Long

Business, Legal & Accounting Glossary

Definition: Go Long


Quick Summary of Go Long


The purchase of a security, commodity or financial instrument (e.g. shares) in the belief that the price will increase.

The purchaser hopes to sell the shares at a higher price than he bought at and thus make a profit.




Cite Term


To help you cite our definitions in your bibliography, here is the proper citation layout for the three major formatting styles, with all of the relevant information filled in.

Page URL
https://payrollheaven.com/define/go-long/
Modern Language Association (MLA):
Go Long. PayrollHeaven.com. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. September 25, 2021 https://payrollheaven.com/define/go-long/.
Chicago Manual of Style (CMS):
Go Long. PayrollHeaven.com. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. https://payrollheaven.com/define/go-long/ (accessed: September 25, 2021).
American Psychological Association (APA):
Go Long. PayrollHeaven.com. Retrieved September 25, 2021, from PayrollHeaven.com website: https://payrollheaven.com/define/go-long/

Definition Sources


Definitions for Go Long are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

This glossary post was last updated: 26th April, 2020 | 0 Views.