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put option

noun, Finance.
1.
put (def 24).
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Examples for put option
  • If you think the market will crash, you can short sell securities or simply buy a put option on them.
  • In effect, the employer has written the employee a put option on the market.
  • In effect, the clients had written a put option on the share price.
  • But the implicit put option, at par value, is not backed up by any capital or official enhancement whatsoever.
  • All costs of exercising the put option are to be paid by the company.
  • If the put option is exercised in the future, the business will come back to the registrant.
  • For example, a cotton farmer could insure against low prices by buying a put option at the time of planting.

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