An options trading strategy of buying a call option and a put option on the same stock with the same strike price and expiration date. Such a strategy would result in a profitable position if the stock price is far enough from the strike price. Source: Hull, 1997, p 187 Contexts: finance
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• (v. i.) To stand with the ends staggered; -- said of the spokes of a wagon wheel where they join the hub. • (n.) A stock option giving the holder the double privilege of a `put` and a `call,` i. e., securing to the buyer of the option the right either to demand of the seller at a certain...
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Purchase or sale of an equal number of puts and calls with the same terms at the same time. Related: Spread.
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Purchasing and selling an equal number of puts and calls simultaneously, with the same terms. The objective of a straddle is to make a profit from a volatile market where prices may swing significantly up or down. Discover What It`s Like to Live Easy With EquiTrend
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In finance, a straddle is an investment strategy involving the purchase or sale of particular option derivatives that allows the holder to profit based on how much the price of the underlying security moves, regardless of the direction of price movement. The purchase of particular option derivative...
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- the act of sitting or standing astride
- the option to buy or sell a given stock (or stock index or commodity future) at a given price before a given date; consists of an equal number of put and call options
An optional extra blind bet, typically made by the player one to the left of the big blind, equal to twice the big blind. This is effectively a raise, and forces any player who wants to play to pay two bets. Furthermore, the straddler acts last before the flop, and may 're-raise.'
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When someone posts a big blind plus a raise in the first position after the BB. This is volountarily, and quite frankly, stupid. Some people do this because they like to gamble, but there's no good reason (except maybe to cheaply create a wild and loose image at the table you're sitting at) to ever ...
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Is an option strategy where the near- or at-the-money put and call are combined to form a position. The straddle can be long (purchased) or short (sold).
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The simultaneous purchase (or sometimes sale) of put and call options at the same strike price. Normally used when an increase in volatility is expected.
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[disambiguation] Straddle can mean: ...
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1) Be on both sides of 2) Bestride 3) Fence-sitter's position 4) Noncommittal position 5) Not choose one side or the other 6) Not pick sides? 7) Perspective 8) Position 9) Take both sides 10) View
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