Roll down


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Roll down

To move to an option position with a lower exercise price.

Roll Down

To liquidate one option in order to buy a similar one with a better strike price. Most often, rolling down refers to an investor who wishes to maintain a position when he/she is bearish on the price of the underlying. See also: Roll Up.
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"If the jackpot is not won by a player matching five numbers and two lucky stars, we will roll down to the winners in the next highest prize category.
The cat refused to roll down the hill with us, but she did allow me to rest beside her.
If TV shows/films such as jackass routinely induce high school honor students to roll down concrete embankments in shopping carts--and by all accounts they do--then how long is it before we read about valedictorians bombarding themselves with home-brewed gamma rays?
As the 800 cubic metre boulder was threatening to roll down the valley, it was decided to shell it to smithereens.
Roll down so that the ball is at your hips and the curve of your back.
A "strong man" catches, under his chin and in his armpits, clear balls that roll down troughs held by the forked tree branches.
They don't understand the looks that I get and the whispers that I hear when my mom and I walk and roll down the mall.
Anything yanked to the left will disappear into Maroon Creek, and while shots can be played off the steep incline to the right, many times they will skitter across the green--which is 40 yards deep, 20 yards wide, and slopes from right to left--and then roll down into the abyss.
They said initial reports suggest the road collapsed, causing the truck to roll down the embankment.
I tested it myself and the car did roll down the drive unless it was left in gear.
Tears started to roll down the official's eyes, which he tried to mop with his paper napkin.