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To originate and sell an option contract. The writer of an option contract must sell (in a call) or buy (in a put) the underlying asset of the contract if the holder exercises the option.
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writing

The sale of an option in an opening transaction. The option writer incurs a potential obligation to buy (if a put is written) or to sell (if a call is written) an asset at a particular price.
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