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Variable ratio write

An options strategy in which a 

Trader

 writes 

Multiple

 option contracts per 100 shares of stock owned or shorted, with varying strike prices. A variable 

Ratio

 write is a 

Conservative

 strategy that seeks to minimize losses rather than maximizing gains.



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Ratio

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Ratio write

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Trade

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10-Q

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10-K

,

12b-1 funds

,

19c3 stock

,

Asset/equity ratio

,

Adjustable rate

,

Accrual of discount

,

American Stock Exchange

,

Amortization of premium

,

Asked price

,

Asking price

,

At par

,

All or any part

,

At best

,

At call

,

Adjustable rate preferred stock

,

Adjusted futures price

,

American Depositary Share

,

At risk

,

Add-on service

,

Abstract of title

,

Action to quiet title

,

Adhesion contract

,

As is

,

Assignment to creditors

,

Attorney in fact

,

Adjustable Rate Mortgage

,

Advance rate

,

Annual Percentage Rate

,

Applicable federal rate

,

Assignment of mortgage

,

A shares

,

Average price per share

,

Aggregate exercise price

,

American option

,

American-style option

,

Asian option

,

At the money

,

Average option

,

Absorption rate

,

Across the board

,

Additional paid-in capital

,

Ad valorem

,

Against the box

,

At the bell

,

At the close

,

At the figure

,

At the full

,

At the market

,

At the opening order

,

Away from the market

,

Below the line

,

Books of final entry

,

Books of original entry

,

Book value per share

,

Burn rate

,

Banking Act of 1933

,

Benchmark interest rate

,

Bid-to-cover ratio

,

Block trade

,

Bullet contract

,

Bureau of Public Debt

,

Brought over the wall

,

Buying on margin

,

Buy on close

,

Buy on opening

,

Buy the book

,

Basic earnings per share

,

Balance of payments

,

Bank Rate

,

Base interest rate

,

Board of Governors

,

Breaking the syndicate

,

Bill of exchange

,

Bill of sale

,

Breach of trust

,

By the book

,

Base rate

,

Blended rate

,

Broker loan rate

,

B shares

,

Buy and write

,

Bearer share

,

Bonus share

,

Borrowed stock

,

Balanced investment strategy

,

Barbell strategy

,

Bullet strategy

,

Break-even tax rate

,

Breadth-of-market theory

,

Beat the gun

,

Capital loss

,

Cash asset ratio

,

Cash ratio

,

Collection ratio

,

Contra account

,

Cost Of Goods Sold

,

Cost of sales

,

Call price

,

Certificate of Participation

,

Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures

,

Common stock equivalent

,

Conversion option

,

Conversion parity price

,

Conversion price

,

Conversion ratio

,

Coupon rate

,

Current production rate

,

Call money rate

,

Code of procedure

,

Contra broker

,

Contract broker

,

Crossed trade

,

Capitalization of income

,

Capitalization rate

,

Cap rate

,

Civilian unemployment rate

,

Consumer Price Index

,

Cost of Living Adjustment

,

Cost-of-living index

,

Council of Economic Advisers

,

Cyclical stock

,

Cash and carry trade

,

Cash price

,

Certificated stock

,

Chasing the market

,

Cheapest to deliver

,

Chicago Board of Trade

,

Commodities Exchange Act

,

Contract grades

,

Contract market

,

Contract month

,

Casualty loss

,

Cost-of-living rider

,

Callable stock

,

Capital gains distribution

,

Certificate of stock

,

Chicago Board Options Exchange

,

Consumer stock

,

Control stock

,

Cost of carry

,

Certificate of title

,

Contract

,

Contract for deed

,

Contract sale

,

Cancellation of debt

,

Certificate of Claim

,

Chapter 10

,

Cost of debt capital

,

Cost of funds

,

C shares

,

Call option

,

Call ratio backspread

,

Class of options

,

Close to the money

,

Contract size

,

Covered option

,

Certificate of Occupancy

,

Cloud on title

,

Cash or Deferred Arrangement

,

Class A Shares

,

Class B Shares

,

Conservative growth

,

Crash of 1929

,

Crash of 1987

,

Conservative

,

Capital gains tax

,

Capital loss carryover

,

Coefficient of determination

,

Certificate of delivery

,

Close a position

,

Closing price

,

Cornering the market

,

Curbs in

,

Deposit in transit

,

Date of issue

,

Date of payment

,

Dollar price

,

Division of Enforcement

,

Division of Investment Management

,

Division of Market Regulation

,

Date of record

,

Dividend in arrears

,

Dividend payout ratio

,

Dividend rate

,

Desk (the)

,

Discount rate

,

Division of labor

,

Delivery price

,

Deal stock

,

Defensive stock

,

Distribution stock

,

Donated stock

,

Directed share program

,

De-escalation clause

,

De facto

,

Durable Power of Attorney

,

Date of maturity

,

Debtor in possession

,

Debtor-in-possession financing

,

Deed of Release

,

Deed of Trust

,

Discharge of bankruptcy

,

Discharge of lien

,

Due-on-sale clause

,

Deep in the money

,

Deep out of the money

,

Deed of Surrender

,

Department of Housing and Urban Development

,

DAX 100

,

Dirty stock

,

Defensive investment strategy

,

Dogs of the Dow

,

Daylight trade

,

Day trade

,

Day trader

,

Depth of market

,

Efficiency ratio

,

Effective annual interest rate

,

Eurodollar certificate of deposit

,

Embedded option

,

Escrowed to maturity

,

Either-or order

,

Exchange rate

,

Economic growth rate

,

Edge Act

,

E-mini

,

Exchange of spot

,

Effective tax rate

,

Employee Stock Purchase Plan

,

Employee stock repurchase agreement

,

Equity option

,

Exchange ratio

,

Exit strategy

,

European-style option

,

Exchange-traded option

,

Exercise ratio

,

Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974

,

Exclusion ratio

,

First In First Out

,

Fixed-charge coverage ratio

,

Form 10-Q

,

Flight to quality

,

Floating-rate bond

,

Flow of funds

,

Full price

,

Fill or kill

,

Floor trader

,

Front-ending an order

,

Floating exchange rate

,

Foreign currency option

,

Foreign exchange rate

,

Forward exchange rate

,

Fractional share

,

Forward P/E

,

Fully diluted earnings per share

,

Factors of production

,

Favorable balance of trade

,

Federal Reserve Discount Rate

,

Federal Trade Commission

,

Free market price

,

Free trade

,

Forward price

,

Futures contract

,

Futures option

,

Futures price

,

First preferred stock

,

Form 8-K

,

Form S-1

,

Full stock

,

Fair Credit Reporting Act

,

Fair Debt Collection Practices Act

,

Fixed rate

,

Fixed-rate loan

,

Fixed-Rate Mortgage

,

Floating rate

,

Forward interest rate

,

Forward Rate Agreement

,

Family of funds

,

Fund of funds

,

Far option

,

Federal Insurance Contributions Act

,

Free right of exchange

,

Forward trade

,

Guaranteed Investment Contract

,

Glass-Steagall Act

,

Growth stock

,

G-7

,

GDP implicit price deflator

,

General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade

,

G-8

,

Growth strategy

,

Gather in the stops

,

Going short

,

Hart-Scott-Rodino Act of 1976

,

Hit the bid

,

House of issue

,

Hedge ratio

,

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act

,

High-tech stock

,

Holder in due course

,

High-ratio mortgage

,

Home equity line of credit

,

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act

,

HUD-1 statement

,

Hammering the market

,

Held at the opening

,

Holding the market

,

Horizontal price movement

,

In escrow

,

Interest rate collar

,

Interest rate risk

,

Interest rate swap

,

In-house

,

Investment Advisor Act of 1940

,

Investment Company Act of 1940

,

Income stock

,

In line

,

Inflation rate

,

Interest rate futures

,

Interbank Rate

,

International trade

,

Identified shares

,

Insider Trading sanctions Act of 1984

,

Internal Rate of Return

,

Indication of interest

,

In intestacy

,

Interest rate

,

Interest rate cap

,

Interest rate ceiling

,

Interest rate floor

,

In play

,

In-process research and development

,

Institutional shares

,

Index option

,

Interest rate option

,

I/O strip

,

Installment sales contract

,

Income replacement ratio

,

In-service withdrawal

,

Imbalance of orders

,

In and out

,

In sympathy

,

In the tank

,

Jumping the gun

,

Joint Stock Company

,

Knock-out option

,

Last In First Out

,

Liquidity ratio

,

Lender of last resort

,

Law of one price

,

Lending at a rate

,

Limit-on-close order

,

Limit price

,

Law of demand

,

Law of supply

,

London International Financial Futures and Options Exchange

,

London Inter-Bank Offer Rate

,

Loan stock

,

Letter of comment

,

Line of credit

,

Loan-to-cost

,

Loan-to-value

,

Loan-value ratio

,

Lock-in

,

Lapsed option

,

Listed option

,

Land contract

,

Leading the market

,

Ladder strategy

,

Locked in

,

Long-term gain or loss

,

Loss carryover

,

Level I quotes

,

Market conversion price

,

Make a market

,

Margin rate

,

Market on close order

,

Mark-to-market

,

Multiple Listing Service

,

Medium of exchange

,

Marginal propensity to consume

,

Marginable stock

,

Multiple

,

Market rate

,

Money at call

,

Mortgage rate

,

Mill rate

,

Market-share weighted index

,

Maximum price fluctuation

,

Negotiable certificate of deposit

,

Negotiable Order of Withdrawal

,

New York Stock Exchange

,

Nominal rate

,

Notice of Sale

,

National Association of Securities Dealers

,

National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations system

,

National Securities Trade Association

,

Net capital ratio

,

Non-equity option

,

Nonvoting stock

,

Notice of Default

,

Naked option

,

Near option

,

Non-qualified stock option

,

Non-statutory stock option

,

National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts

,

No-load stock

,

Off the books

,

Overhead ratio

,

Office of Thrift Supervision

,

Offering price

,

Out-of-favor

,

Over-the-Counter

,

On-floor order

,

On margin

,

Option account

,

Or better

,

Operating rate

,

One-share one-vote rule

,

Option

,

Optionable stock

,

Original issue stock

,

Opinion of title

,

On account

,

On-the-spot loan

,

Option income fund

,

Option chain

,

Option contract

,

Option holder

,

Option margin

,

Option pool

,

Option premium

,

Option price

,

Option pricing curve

,

Options Clearing Corporation

,

Option series

,

Option spread

,

Options Prices Reporting Authority

,

Option writer

,

Out of the money

,

Own

,

Ordinary loss

,

On-balance volume

,

Odd lot buy/sell ratio

,

On close

,

On open

,

On the opening

,

Open trade equity

,

Option exchange

,

Pooling of interests

,

Profit and loss statement

,

Pass-through coupon rate

,

Payment-in-kind security

,

Price Value of a Basis Point

,

Payout ratio

,

Preference shares

,

Preferred shares

,

Preferred stock

,

Prior preferred stock

,

P&L

,

Primary earnings per share

,

Price index

,

Producer Price Index

,

Parity price

,

Position trader

,

Price limit

,

Public offering price

,

Per stirpes

,

Power of Attorney

,

Prime rate

,

Prioritization of debt

,

Prime rate fund

,

Pairs trade

,

Physical option

,

Price spread

,

Put option

,

Passive loss

,

Prudent Expert Act

,

Paid-in capital

,

Paid-in surplus

,

Private Investment in Public Equity

,

Preservation of capital

,

Put ratio backspread

,

Profit ratio

,

Painting the tape

,

Paper loss

,

Price range

,

Price-weighted index

,

Put/call ratio

,

Qualifying share

,

Retention rate

,

Return of capital

,

Return on Capital

,

Return on Invested Capital

,

Return on Total Assets

,

Run rate

,

Real interest rate

,

Reserve ratio

,

Rate covenant

,

Redemption price

,

Reading the tape

,

Real-time trade reporting

,

Regulation D

,

Regulation G

,

Regulation T

,

Regulation U

,

Round of funding

,

Rule 15c3-1

,

Rules of Fair Practice

,

Rate of exchange

,

Reciprocal of European terms

,

Real economic growth rate

,

Retail Price Index

,

Ratio

,

Redeemable shares

,

Restricted stock

,

Regulation A

,

Right of first refusal

,

Right of rescission

,

Right to Know

,

Rate-improvement

,

Rate lock

,

Real estate owned

,

Regulation Z

,

Renegotiable rate

,

Revolving line of credit

,

Right of recourse

,

Rule of 78

,

Ratio calendar combination

,

Ratio calendar spread

,

Ratio spread

,

Ratio write

,

Registered options principal

,

Right of redemption

,

Retirement Equity Act of 1984

,

Risk/return trade-off

,

Ratio analysis

,

Return on Capital Employed

,

Rate of return

,

Real rate of return

,

SG&A

,

Short-term reserves

,

Sight letter of credit

,

S&L

,

Stock association

,

Series EE bond

,

Short bond

,

Short-term

,

Spot rate

,

Stock buyback

,

Segregation of securities

,

Sell the book

,

Stock loan

,

Stop-loss

,

Stop price

,

Second preferred stock

,

Stock dividend

,

Savings rate

,

Standard of living

,

Swap rate

,

Settlement price

,

Short hedge

,

Single stock futures

,

Spot price

,

Second-to-die insurance

,

Settlement options

,

Stock life insurance company

,

Secondary stock

,

Share

,

Short interest

,

Short interest ratio

,

Stock bonus plan

,

Stock certificate

,

Stock Clearing Corporation

,

Stock consolidation

,

Stock exchange

,

Stock index

,

Stock market

,

Stock option

,

Stock option plan

,

Stock power

,

Stock screening

,

Stock swap

,

Stock symbol

,

Stock ticker

,

Subscription price

,

Statute of Limitations

,

Satisfaction of debt

,

Share appreciation mortgage

,

Start rate

,

Staggered board of directors

,

Stock fund

,

Selling the spread

,

Short leg

,

Short market value

,

Short straddle

,

Single option

,

Spread option

,

Strike index

,

Synthetic stock

,

Share price

,

Split-adjusted price

,

Stock list

,

Story stock

,

Selling short

,

Selling short against the box

,

Short

,

Short cover

,

Shorting against the box

,

Short position

,

Short purchase

,

Short sale rule

,

Short squeeze

,

Structured portfolio strategy

,

Swing trade

,

S Corporation

,

Short-term gain or loss

,

Standard mileage rate

,

Subchapter M

,

Subchapter S Corporation

,

Schedule C

,

Securities Act of 1933

,

Securities Acts Amendments of 1975

,

Securities Exchange Act of 1934

,

Seek a market

,

Short swing profits

,

Short swing rules

,

S&P phenomenon

,

T-Bill

,

Term to maturity

,

Trade

,

Take a position

,

Trader

,

Trailing P/E

,

Trade barrier

,

Trade deficit

,

Trade surplus

,

Trade house

,

Treasury Stock

,

Tenancy by the entirety

,

Teaser rate

,

TED spread

,

Truth in Lending

,

Tenancy at will

,

Top hat plan

,

The Street

,

Timing the market

,

Tax loss carryback

,

Tax loss carryforward

,

Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997

,

Tax Reform Act of 1986

,

Tax Reform Act of 1993

,

Take a bath

,

Target price

,

Tip

,

Trade date

,

U.S. Government Agency Security

,

U.S. Savings Bond

,

U.S. Treasury

,

U.S. Treasury Bill

,

U.S. Treasury Bond

,

U.S. Treasury Note

,

U.S. Treasury Securities

,

Uniform Securities Act

,

Unemployment rate

,

Uncovered option

,

Unit of trade

,

Unit of trading

,

Unrealized loss

,

Variable rate

,

Value stock

,

Variable life

,

Variable universal life

,

Vetoing stock

,

Voting stock

,

Variable ratio write

,

Variable ratio plan

,

VAT

,

Write down

,

With interest

,

Williams Act

,

Wage price spiral

,

World Trade Organization

,

Waiver of premium

,

Write

,

Watered stock

,

Widow-and-orphan stock

,

W-2 Form

,

W formation

,

X or XD

,

Year-To-Date

,

Yield to call

,

Yield to maturity

,

Yield to worst

,

Y shares

,

Z shares


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