One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
An option on a stock exchange or futures exchange which can itself be bought and sold.
- ‘In addition, you can use traded options and financial futures to ‘short’ equity markets if you think they will fall.’
- ‘I speak as a drug industry guy and as someone who's lost money in options trades - everyone who's ever traded options has watched some of their money evaporate at some point.’
- ‘If an average investor traded options regularly, what are the tax implications?’
- ‘If you use publicly traded options to lower the risk of owning stocks, don't assume that any dividend you collect will qualify for the lower 15% maximum tax rate on dividends.’
- ‘However, publicly traded options on gold bullion don't exist.’
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