Covered Put

From iOptioneer - an advanced option trading reference for iPhone

Covered put is a short position in a put option where you simulteneously hold a short position of the same quantity in the base asset. As the name covered implies, you can cover the losses of the put position, originating from a fall in the base price, by buying back the underlier cheaper than it was sold. Covered puts have limited profit potential and unlimited loss, if the underlier price goes way above the strike of the put.

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See also covered call, naked put, naked call.

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European put struck at 10.000 with expiry in 30 days



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