Option seller


Option seller
Also called the option writer , the party who grants a right to trade a security at a given price in the future. The New York Times Financial Glossary

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  • option 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… …   Financial and business terms

  • Option seller/writer —   The party who is obligated to perform if an option is exercised by the option buyer …   International financial encyclopaedia

  • Option 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… …   Financial and business terms

  • seller — 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… …   Financial and business terms

  • option 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… …   Financial and business terms

  • option 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 …   Financial and business terms

  • Option time value — Finance Financial markets Bond market …   Wikipedia

  • option premium — The price of an option the sum of money that the option buyer pays and the option seller receives for the rights granted by the option. Chicago Board of Trade glossary The option price. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary It is the price paid by a… …   Financial and business terms

  • Option premium —   The price of an option contract paid by the option buyer to the option seller for the rights that are conveyed by the option …   International financial encyclopaedia

  • Seller'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