A short put, the opposite of a short call, is the term used when you sell a put option for an underlying asset. You make a flat profit if the stock’s price goes up, but lose money if the price goes down
A “Long Put” means buying the right to sell a stock at a certain price at a certain date in the future. You would buy a “Long Put” if you expected the stock’s price to go down.
A short call means you sell someone the right to buy a specific stock from you in the future at a certain price. If the stock’s price goes down, they won’t exercise their option, so your profit is the price you sold the contract for.
In the world of trading, owing a long call means that you have a contract that gives you the right to buy the underlying asset at a specific price, before a maturity date.
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Companies issue stock to raise money to finance business operations. Stock represents ownership in a company. Thus, if you are a stockholder, you own part of a company. A stock certificate shows how many shares you own.
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Investing in capital goods occurs when businesses purchase capital goods in order to increase the productivity of workers. This investment always involves some risk.
Financial institutions encourage people to save by offering interest on savings. They loan these savings to businesses and consumers. Banks compete with one another to attract savers and borrowers. The goal of the bank, like any business, is to make a profit.
People often put their savings into financial investments like stocks, bonds, or certificates of deposit. Some of these are more risky — but have the potential of a much better rate of return — than less risky investments.