options trading

Definition

The act of engaging in trade of securities, specifically in the options market. Investors are given the choice to buy or sell the security at a specific price by a specific time, but they are not required to do so.

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You should always make sure that you do a lot of research before you ever get into any options trading.

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The decision to engage in options trading was determined by the financial manager who is responsible for the fund's performance.

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After striking it rich with options trading, Joe decided he needed something more thrilling, and had a brief, but memorable career as a card counter in Vegas.

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