Non-Equity Option

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Non-Equity Option

An option whose underlying entity is not common stock; typically refers to options on physical commodities and index options.

Non-Equity Option

An option contract on anything other than stock. Common examples of NEOs include commodities, currencies, indices, bonds, and even other options.
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1256 contracts, which include regulated futures contracts, foreign currency contracts, nonequity options, dealer equity options, and dealer securities futures contracts.
1256, even if such options are listed and otherwise would be nonequity options under Sec.
The taxpayers further argued that Congress had added other option contracts, such as nonequity options and dealer equity options, to section 1256, thus indicating its intent to include foreign currency options.
1256, certain contracts (such as regulated futures contracts, foreign currency contracts, nonequity options and dealer equity options) are marked to market, and any capital gain or loss is treated as 60% long-term and 40% short-term.