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Also known as Net Liquidation Value, is the current value of all holdings in your portfolio. Your net liquidation value reflects how much the contents of your portfolio would be worth if you were to liquidate everything at the current market price. Net liquidating value can be calculated by adding your total cash, plus your market value in longs, minus your market value in shorts. The sum of that equation will provide you with your net liquidating value.