Net position definition
Net position can either refer to the total value of all open positions, or the balance of long positions and short positions. In trading, this can mean the difference in value of all open trades in profit and all open trades running a loss, resulting in a net positive or net negative position. However, it can also refer to if a trader is net long or net short.
What is a net positive position?
A net positive position, in the case of a trader’s account, describes a position which is currently in net profit – that is, across all of the trader’s open positions.