Put Option

Business / Finance / Put Option: This security gives investors the right to sell (or put) a fixed number of shares at a fixed price within a given period. An investor, for example, might wish to have the right to sell shares of a stock at a certain price by a certain time in order to protect, or hedge, an existing investment.

Other Words for Option

Option Adjective Synonyms: choice, privilege, election, opportunity, chance
Option Noun Synonyms: choice, selection, alternative, recourse, opportunity, way out
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Other Words for Put

Put Adjective Synonyms: place, position, situate, set, lay, station, stand, deposit, rest, settle, locate
Put Verb Synonyms: assign, commit, cause, set, consign, subject
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Put To Seller

Business / Finance / Put To Seller: Exercise a put option; require that the option writer to purchase the stock at the strike price. MORE

Put Price

Business / Finance / Put Price: The price at which an asset will be sold if a put option is exercised. Also called the strike or exercise price of a put option. MORE

Naked Option Strategies

Business / Finance / Naked Option Strategies: An unhedged strategy making exclusive use of one of the following: Short call strategy (selling or writing call options), and short put strategy (selling or writing put options). By themselves, these MORE

Out-Of-The-Money Option

Business / Finance / Out-Of-The-Money Option: A call option is out of the money if the strike price is greater than the market price of the underlying security. That is, you have the right to purchase a security at a price higher than the market MORE

Option

Business / Finance / Option: Gives the buyer the right, but not the obligation, to buy or sell an asset at a set price on or before a given date. Investors, not companies, issue options. Buyers of call options bet that a stock wi MORE

Call Option

Business / Agriculture / Call Option: A contract that entitles the buyer the right, but not the obligation, to purchase an underlying futures contract at a stipulated basis or strike price at any time up to the expiration of the option. T MORE

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