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Options: All option contracts of the same class that also have the same unit of trade, expiration date, and exercise price. Stocks: shares that have common characteristics, such as rights to ownership and voting, dividends, or par value. In the case of many foreign shares, one series may be owned only by citizens of the country in which the stock is registered.

Option Series

All the option contracts of the same class on the same underlying security with the same strike price and expiration date that are traded on an exchange. For example, all call options on Stock X with strike price Y expiring on the last Friday in March make up one option series in the exchange on which they are traded. An option series is also simply called a series.


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A unique feature of the SAS technology allows both the high end Serial Attached SCSI and the entry level Serial ATA drives to be mixed and matched in the same serial drive cage.
Much later, criminologists and other behavioral scientists recognized that serial murderers are motivated by a complex and complicated set of motives, often involving nontraditional ones.
The Podtrac Media Planner demystifies the process of advertising in audio and view podcast and quality serial user generated content by providing instant access to the world's largest database of podcast demographics based on the Podtrac Audience Insights Survey, developed in conjunction with Mediamark Research Inc.
PCI Express (PCIe), a new serial host bus architecture, is designed to address a wide range of current and future system interconnect requirements by delivering the flexibility, scalability and performance bandwidth needed to support upcoming technologies like 10 Gigabit Ethernet (10GbE) and SAS.
STA will schedule 'plugfests' (test labs) in 1Q 2004, in cooperation with the University of New Hampshire, to provide STA members with the opportunity to test all newly developed Serial Attached SCSI products for compatibility with Serial ATA and for interoperability.
Additional information about the E5910A serial link optimizer and Agilent's complete line of validation and debug tools is available at www.
Storage systems based on Serial Attached SCSI are expected to cost less than systems based on Fibre Channel due to simpler protocol and higher economies of scale.
Available now, the PICkit Serial Analyzer (Part # DV164122) is $49.
Serial Management Protocol (SMP): A management protocol
Total Endurance software is a powerful and easy-to-use tool for modeling and designing serial EEPROM applications.
Serial Attached SCSI will also facilitate the development of hierarchical storage solutions that promise to lower the cost of storing static content.
Since the announcement of the Serial ATA working group effort at Intel Developer Forum in February, the group has added more than 40 contributor companies to the membership from the silicon design, cable/connector, storage, and system industries.