closing transaction

Closing transaction

Applies to derivative products. Buy or sell transaction that eliminates an existing position (selling a long option or buying back a short option). Antithesis of opening transaction.

Closing Sale

1. Any transaction that closes a position, especially a long position.

2. An option buyer's sale of a second option that cancels out the provisions of the previous option by having the same provisions.

closing transaction

1. The final transaction for a particular security during a trading day. Compare opening transaction.
2. An option order that eliminates or decreases the size of an existing option position. An investor who repurchases three options that have been sold short is entering into a closing transaction. Also called closing purchase, closing sale. Compare opening transaction. See also close a position.
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Her extensive banking experience and her deep knowledge of technology will provide us invaluable insight as we develop the ability to conduct the entire real estate closing transaction electronically.
Working closely with the CBRE Tri-State Investment Team which arranged the sale of the property greatly enhanced our ability to effectuate a quick, problem free closing transaction.
The purchase agreement that preceded this closing transaction was signed and announced by Bayer CropScience and Crompton on March 22.
18864 per share, the average closing transaction price for the month of May 2002.
Ideal candidates will be able to demonstrate sound moral character and ethical behavior, a meaningful role in originating and closing transactions, leadership qualities, solid teamwork skills, significant contributions to their firm's growth and success and participation in charitable endeavors.
Only closing transactions may be effected in any series of CTN options, except for opening transactions by market-makers executed to accommodate
We have access to more capital for acquisitions and more expertise in closing transactions than most of our competitors.
Such statements include those relating to successful negotiations with third parties, amount of interests to be earned, timing of closing transactions, capital availability, drilling plans, including the timing, number and cost of wells to be drilled, projects and expected response, and establishment of reserves.
Carey, an industry leader and sale-leaseback pioneer, who has established a presence in Europe and has a track record of closing transactions on time and as proposed.
We chose PCE because they know the defense and aerospace industry and have a proven track record of closing transactions," noted Jim Giuliano, CFO of UEI.
To reach that level of expertise, brokers that are having problems closing transactions today are going to have, to "kick it up a notch".