American Option

Trading Basics

American Option

An option that can get exercised at any time during its life.

European options can only be exercised at the end.

Other Trading Basics

Book Building

When a new share is issued book building is the process institutions go through to gauge demand and therefore price.

This goes on before the share is available to trade on the exchange.

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Arbirtage

Simultaneously buying and selling a security at two different prices in two different markets, with the aim of making a profit without the risk of prices fluctuating.

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