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1. original grade

2. offset clause

3. Overbought-oversold indicator

4. other people's money

5. one hour rating

6. Outlays

7. open-end management company

8. overshooting ridge

9. Overwriting

10. odd date

11. Official Misconduct

12. Operating Ratio (IRIS)

13. On The Merits

14. obligee

15. Ozone Depletion

16. off-site management

17. operable partitions

18. ostensible agency liability

19. Opening the books

20. outvote

21. oversite concrete

22. Overtime - ILO

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25. operating cost escalation

26. out of plumb

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34. opaque

35. offloading assets

36. Observational Noise

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39. Option Benefit

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48. option income fund

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50. online broker

51. One-Tailed Test

52. oscillate

53. outside trim

54. Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC)

55. oil soaked wood

56. Ochlocracy

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58. on-balance volume

59. Overlay strategy

60. on margin

61. Oil Pollution Act Of 1990

62. original face

63. officialese

64. overspray

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66. oscillating spindle sander

67. On-line Correction

68. optionor

69. Owner-occupied Living Quarters

70. optionholder

71. Over-Insured

72. Own-account Workers SNA

73. One-way Call Origination

74. On-line Facilitator

75. OBRA

76. objectivity principle

77. owners protective errors and omissions insurance coverage

78. Offshore In House Sourcing

79. One-sided Hypothesis Test

80. Omb Circular A-21

81. outside directorship liability coverage

82. off-site

83. outlet covers

84. Operating Agreement

85. Official Committee Of Equity Security Holders

86. Optional dividend

87. On-line Access Agreement

88. OECD Social Expenditure Database

89. O.K. to cross

90. open staircase

91. Outgoings

92. Objectives 1, 2 And 3 (for Allocation Of European Union Structural Funds)

93. overreaction

94. oil paint

95. ordinary annuity

96. organisational

97. Office of Motor Carrier Standards (OMCS)

98. owner's title insurance

99. Opportunity line

100. Overtime

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Call Option

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Buying a call option gives you, as owner, the right to buy a fixed quantity of the underlying product at a specified price, called the strike price, within a specified time period. For example, you might purchase a call option on 100 shares of a stock if you expect the stock price to increase but prefer not to tie up your investment principal by investing in the stock. If the price of the stock does go up, the call option will increase in value. You might choose to sell your option at a profit or exercise the option and buy the shares at the strike price. But if the stock price at expiration is less than the strike price the option will be worthless. The amount you lose, in that case, is the premium you paid to buy the option plus any brokerage fees. In contrast, you can sell a call option, which is known as writing a call. That gives the buyer the right to buy the underlying investment from you at the strike price before the option expires. If you write a call, you are obliged to sell if the option is exercised and you are assigned to meet the call.

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