single stock futures

Definition

A single transaction equivalent to the simultaneous sale of a put and purchase of a call for a given stock. Single stock futures essentially allow investors to sell a stock short without waiting for a downtick as would otherwise be required.

Use this term in a sentence

You should try and find some good single stock futures that can be a good and profitable investment for you.

​ Was this Helpful? YES  NO 7 people found this helpful.

Jackson knew that his single stock futures would be a financial slam-dunk and he was very ready for the transaction to take place.

​ Was this Helpful? YES  NO 9 people found this helpful.

Single stock futures were not used in the U.S. from 1982 until 2002 due to Congress banning individual stocks being traded on the market.

​ Was this Helpful? YES  NO 5 people found this helpful.

Show more usage examples...

Related Terms

Browse Definitions by Letter: # A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
single premium policy quadruple witching hour