Options Glossary

Glossary: Call Option

Last Updated: February 21, 2015


Call Option

What Does Call Option Mean in Options Trading?

A call option gives the buyer the right, but not the obligation, to buy assets at a certain price before a specific expiry date of an options contract.
A buyer of a call contract wants the underlying stock to increase in value, while the seller of the call option wants the underlying stock to decrease in value.

the buyer and the seller of this type of option.<br /><br />The buyer of the call option has the right

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