seller's option

  • 1Seller's option — Option Op tion, n. [L. optio; akin to optare to choose, wish, optimus best, and perh. to E. apt: cf. F. option.] 1. The power of choosing; the right of choice or election; an alternative. [1913 Webster] There is an option left to the United… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2Seller's Option — The right of a forward contract seller to choose some of the specifications of a commodity to be delivered. The choices about the delivered commodity s quality and delivery specifications must fit among the limits imposed by the terms of the… …

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  • 3seller's option — The option of a seller of a commodity upon an exchange to deliver the same at any time within a month. Pixley v Boynton, 79 Ill 351. The option of the vendor in a contract of sale of personalty to accept money or something else of equivalent… …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 4seller's option — noun : an option allowed to one who contracts to sell stocks to make delivery within a specified period usually not less than five business days nor more than 60 days after the date of the contract * * * (on the New York Stock Exchange) a special …

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  • 5seller's option — (on the New York Stock Exchange) a special transaction that gives the seller the right to make late delivery of a security within a specified period, ranging from 5 to not more than 60 business days for stocks. [1930 35] * * * …

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  • 6seller's option — delayed settlement/delivery in a transaction. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary …

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  • 7Option — Op tion, n. [L. optio; akin to optare to choose, wish, optimus best, and perh. to E. apt: cf. F. option.] 1. The power of choosing; the right of choice or election; an alternative. [1913 Webster] There is an option left to the United States of… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 8option of equivalent value — See seller s option …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 9Seller financing — is a loan provided by the seller of a property to the buyer, to cover part or all of the sale price. This process, also known as owner carry back or owner financing, is used in a variety of situations as a creative financing option. Examples are… …

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  • 10Option writer — Option seller. The New York Times Financial Glossary * * *    An institution or individual that sells an option and thereby commits to buy or sell the underlying at a predetermined strike price in exchange for the premium paid by the option… …

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  • 11seller — A person who takes a short futures position or grants (sells) a commodity option. An option seller is also called a marker, grantor, or granter, or writer. Chicago Mercantile Exchange Glossary ( option) seller/grantor/writer Also known as the… …

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  • 12Option fee — In a real estate context, an option fee is money paid by a Buyer to a Seller for the option to terminate a real estate contract. Option fee funds should not be confused with earnest money. The use of option fees is most common in the residential… …

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  • 13option writer — The person who sells an option in return for a premium and is obligated to perform when the holder exercises his right under the option contract.Also referred to as the option seller. Chicago Board of Trade glossary The seller of a put or call… …

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  • 14Option (finance) — Stock option redirects here. For the employee incentive, see Employee stock option. Financial markets Public market Exchange Securities Bond market Fixed income …

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  • 15Seller — 1. An individual or entity that exchanges any type of good or service in return for payment. 2. In the option market, the seller is the investor who collects a premium from the buyer in return for taking on the risk associated with holding a… …

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  • 16option — an agreement, often for a consideration, which permits the purchase or sale of something within a stipulated time, in accordance with the terms of the agreement. For example, a right by a tenant to take up a further lease of premises, usually… …

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  • 17option seller — The person who sells an option in return for a premium and is obligated to perform when the holder exercises his right under the option contract. Also referred to as the writer. Chicago Board of Trade glossary See grantor and writer. The CENTER… …

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  • 18option grantor — See writer ( option) seller/grantor/writer Also known as the option writer. The seller of an option is subject to a potential obligation if the buyer chooses to exercise the option. Exchange Handbook Glossary …

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  • 19Option style — In finance, the style or family of an option is a general term denoting the class into which the option falls, usually defined by the dates on which the option may be exercised. The vast majority of options are either European or American (style) …

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  • 20Option — Gives the buyer the right, but not the obligation, to buy or sell an asset at a set price on or before a given date. Investors, not companies, issue options. Investors who purchase call options bet the stock will be worth more than the price set… …

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