options

options
Contract that grants the holder the privilege to either buy or sell the assets specified at a predetermined price or formula at or within a time in the future. Euroclear Clearing and Settlement glossary

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • Options strategies — can favor movements in the underlying that are bullish, bearish or neutral. In the case of neutral strategies, they can be further classified into those that are bullish on volatility and those that are bearish on volatility. The option positions …   Wikipedia

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