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Finance Dictionary and Glossary of Investment Terms
The length of time an asset was held (the time between the trade date of the purchase and the trade date of the sale). The holding period determines whether a gain or loss is short-term or long-term for tax purposes. A long-term holding period is one year and one day. The short-term holding period is less than one year.
The time (or expected time) that an asset will be held for.
Length of time a security is held.