straddle

  1. the act of sitting or standing astride
  2. 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

Straddle

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 derivatives is known as a long straddle, while the sale of t...
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straddle

[n] - the act of sitting or standing astride 2. [n] - the option to buy or sell a given stock (or stock index or commodity future) at a given price before a given date 3. [v] - sit or stand astride of 4. [v] - be noncommittal
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Straddle

• (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 price, within a certain time, certain securities,...
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straddle

span noun the act of sitting or standing astride
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straddle

[Verb] To have one part either side of something.
Example: The bridge is straddling the river.
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Straddle

Strad'dle intransitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Straddled ; present participle & verbal noun Straddling .] [ Freq. from the root of stride .] 1. To part the legs wide; to stand or to walk with the legs far apart. ...
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Straddle

Strad'dle noun 1. The act of standing, sitting, or walking, with the feet far apart. 2. The position, or the distance between the feet, of one who straddles; as, a wide straddle . 3. A stock option giving the holder the double privilege of a 'put' and a 'call,' i. e...
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Straddle

Strad'dle transitive verb To place one leg on one side and the other on the other side of; to stand or sit astride of; as, to straddle a fence or a horse.
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Straddle

A highly complex security that requires a long 'story' so that investors may understand the corporat
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Straddle

A straddle is hedging strategy that involves buying or selling a put and a call option on the same u
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Straddle

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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straddle

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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Straddle

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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Straddle

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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Straddle

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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Straddle

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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Straddle

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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Straddle

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Straddle

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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Straddle

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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Straddle

The simultaneous purchase/sale of both call and put options for the same share, exercise/strike price and expiry date.
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straddle

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 post a straddle.
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