registered options trader

Registered options trader

An American Stock Exchange specialist who monitors a certain group of options to help maintain a fair and orderly market.
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Registered Options Trader

A floor trader or specialist on the American Stock Exchange concentrating on options. These traders are expected to ensure that options are being traded fairly and, if necessary, to help correct imbalances in the market. See also: Registered competitive market maker, Registered equity market maker.
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registered options trader

A member of an organized options exchange who is a market maker in certain options assigned by the exchange. A registered options trader holds a position similar to a specialist on a stock exchange.
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