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Michael C. Thomsett is a widely published options author. His "Getting Started in Options" (Wiley, 9th edition) has sold over 300,000 copies. He also is author of "Options Trading for the Conservative Investor" and "The Options Trading Body of Knowledge" (both FT... More
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  • Option Terminology – Some Guidelines 0 comments
    Apr 29, 2014 5:24 PM

    Here's one of those terminology fine points: When you close a short option position, do you "Buy it back" or, more accurately, do you "buy to close?"
    If this seems like splitting hairs (or is that splitting shares?) it may well be.

    But when it comes to options, terminology should be very exact.

    Click here for the full article on ThomsettOptions.com

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