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Banc De Binary Demo Binary Option is a type of option where the trader takes a yes or no position on the price of a financial asset, and the resulting payoff is all or nothing. Because of this characteristic, Binary Options can be easier to understand and trade than traditional ...

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Put – Call Ratio

The Put-Call Ratio is the number of put options traded divided by the number of call options traded in a given period. While typically the trading volume is used to compute the Put-Call Ratio, it is sometimes calculated using open interest volume or total dollar value instead. Weekly or monthly ...

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Options contract

A contract that, in exchange for the option price, gives the option buyer the right, but not the obligation, to buy (or sell) a financial asset at the exercise price from (or to) the option seller within a specified time period, or on a specified date (expiration date). Options education ...

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Embedded option

An option implicit in another instrument. The commonest are: call options embedded in bonds, which allow the issuer to redeem the bond early; the options implicit in bonds with sinking funds; the embedded put provisions in some bonds, that allow investors to put the bond back to the issuer at ...

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Derivative instruments

Contracts such as options and futures whose price is derived from the price of the underlying financial asset.

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Condor

Applies to derivative products. Option strategy consisting of both puts and calls at different strike prices to capitalize on a narrow range of volatility. The payoff diagram takes the shape of a bird. See also bull spread

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Bull Spread

An option strategy that achieves its maximum potential if the underlying security rises far enough, and has its maximum risk if the security falls far enough. An option with a lower striking price is bought and one with a higher striking price is sold, both generally having the same expiration ...

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Bear Spread

An option strategy that delivers its maximum profit when the underlying stock declines and has its maximum risk if the stock rises in price. The strategy can be implemented with either puts or calls. In either case, an option with a higher striking price is purchased and one with a ...

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Barrier options

Option contracts that remain dormant until a trigger point (the barrier price) is reached, at which point the call or put option is activated, and results either in a long or short options position, or in the automatic exercise of an options position. One example is an up-and-in call. Assume ...

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Binary Options

A binary option is an option that pays either a fixed amount or nothing, depending on whether a certain condition is fulfilled when the option expires. These types of options are different from plain vanilla options. Binary options are also referred to as all-or-nothing options or “digital options”since it is ...

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