Equity options


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Equity options

Securities that give the holder the right (but not the obligation) to buy or sell a specified number of shares of stock, at a specified price for a certain (limited) time period. Typically one option equals 100 shares of stock.

Equity Option

An option contract on a stock. The holder of an equity option has the ability to buy (in a call) or sell (in a put) some number of stocks in a certain company at a given strike price on or before the expiration date. See also: NEO.
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According to TABB, high frequency trading firms' strategies are set to penetrate the European equity options market after implementation of MiFID II, which will see the introduction of new organized trading facilities (OTFs) established by interdealer brokers (IDBs).
September ADV in index options increased 36 percent, while exchange-traded product (ETP) options decreased 7 percent and equity options decreased 36 percent versus September 2014.
This book explains equity options from absolute basics, assuming no prior knowledge of the subject.
October ADV in equity options increased 16 percent from September 2015 and decreased 33 percent from October 2014.
CINCINNATI -- The popularity of equity options has increased exponentially in the past decade, as Bernie Schaeffer recently noted in the October edition of the Option Advisor, as investors have become wise to the appealing leverage provided by these unique derivatives.
For more information on the 2010 FIA and OIC Equity Options Conference, visit: http://www.
equity options exchange and, in March 2005, ISE became the first securities exchange to sell its shares in an initial public offering.
November ADV in equity options increased 4 percent from October 2015 and decreased 18 percent from November 2014.
Equity Option and Funding Agreement, in particular, envisages joint funding of the development costs of the Nabucco West up to the pipeline selection decision for Shah Deniz' European export route, as well as the granting to Potential Investors of equity options of 50 percent to participate as shareholders in NIC following a positive pipeline selection decision by the Shah Deniz Consortium in favour of Nabucco West.
Nasdaq Dubai and The Options Industry Council (OIC), a world leader in equity options education, have signed a licensing agreement to develop an equity options education program for Middle East investors and financial advisors.
the world's largest equity options exchange, which now will occupy nearly 65,000 s/f at 60 Broad Street.
The Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) said Wednesday it has applied to the Financial Services Agency for approval to delist equity options on the stocks of Nippon Paper Industries Co.