Option Delivery Date
An alternative name for the expiration date.
In a futures contract two parties agree to exchange an asset (gold, currencies, stock indexes, hog bellies) for a price agreed upon today (the strike price) but with delivery to take place at a specified future date. The party agreeing to buy the underlying asset, is said to be "long" and hopes the price will go up, and the party agreeing to sell the asset is said to be "short" believing that the price will decline. Gold futures term usually refers to a futures contract that is based in the price of gold.Read more
Options’ and Futures’ D-Day.
Expiration Date is the date on which the futures or options contract expires. The option holder can elect to either exercise the option or allow it to expire worthless. The owner of the futures contract must settle accounts with the other party on the expiration date to either pay or receive the difference between the agreed upon strike price and the actual market price of the underlying asset.Read more
"If something rallies, options may rally many times more but the price for this leverage is that you have to be right on time."Read more
Volatility is the relative rate at which the price of a security moves up and down. The more the price moves up and down, the more volatility it is considered to have.Read more