option chain

Option Chain

A listing of quotes for an option organized according by security. For example, given stock X, an option chain lists all prices, strike prices, calls, and puts for that stock.
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option chain

A listing of option premiums for all the options of a given security, including expiration dates, strike prices, and class (put or call).
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