call spread

Call Spread

An option spread in which one has a long position in a call while having a short position on another call on the same underlying asset with a different strike price and/or expiration date. One uses a call spread to profit from price movements in the underlying asset. See also: Put spread.

call spread

An option position in which a call is purchased while another call on the same security is sold short. The two calls have different strike prices, different expiration dates, or both. Also called option spread. Compare put spread. See also spread.
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Based in Palo Alto, Franks has extensive experience in a variety of securities offerings and debt and derivative transactions, including offerings of convertible notes, high-yield notes, and investment-grade notes; secured and unsecured bank financings; and call spread transactions, accelerated stock repurchases, foreign exchange derivatives, interest rate swaps, and commodity derivatives.
The bull call spread and the bull put spread are the most common strategies if the investor's view of the market or stock is moderately bullish.
To play a call spread, an investor buys call options at a specific strike price while also selling the same number of calls at a higher strike price, a way to capture a potential rise in the market without directly buying shares.
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The call spread strategy requires purchase of call option 1 and sale of call option 2, where [X.
there were first type arbitrage opportunities that involved selling one call spread 80/100 and gave rise to a possible net return of 2,215.
The Company intends to use a portion of the net proceeds of the offering to pay the cost of call spread transactions which it expects to enter into with one or more third party financial institutions (the "hedge counterparties").
In consideration for these adjustments, the counterparties to the call spread transactions will pay the company 157,886 shares of the company's common stock.
Tarun wants to use the bear call spread, while Rahul wants to use the bear put spread.
THE bull call spread strategy is an extension of the long call strategy, which we had explained in our October 2009 issue (Take a Call).