Strike price

The Economic Times  Feb 2  Comment 
Fresh Put writing at strike price 7,500 will act as the first line of defence for the Nifty50 in case it starts drifting southwards, options data showed.
The Economic Times  Oct 27  Comment 
The Nifty50 failed to hold above its crucial hurdle of 8,330 and slipped towards 8,250 level towards the end of Monday’s session.
Benzinga  Jul 23  Comment 
Iron condors are advanced options trades designed as an income strategy. The objective is straightforward once you determine your desired strike price. But finding those strikes take a bit of finesse. You could close your eyes and throw a dart....
Motley Fool  Apr 6  Comment 
Are you playing your cards right at real estate negotiations? Learn the difference between strike and goal prices and how to strategize for the best deal!
Benzinga  Nov 7  Comment 
As options have become more popular trading instruments for retail investors, new stock trading strategies revolving around option expiration dates have taken hold in the market. While many retail traders buy and sell options, option writers...
OilVoice  Dec 5  Comment 
Orkney Islands Council is calling for the UK Government to reconsider its approach to renewable energy subsidies following publication of 39strike prices39 which fall short of offering special r  Aug 26  Comment 
A calendar spread is simply buying a far-month option and then selling a near-month option at the same strike price. Part of the rationale is that the time erosion of the near month is usually greater than the time erosion of the long month. The...
The Economic Times  Mar 12  Comment 
The National Stock Exchange to set strikes based on volatility instead of stock denomination; low-volatility counters to see more action.
  Nov 20  Comment 
There are many aspects to trading options and it can be extremely confusing for someone starting out. Just understanding the option terminology is difficult. Remember, a put option is the right to sell the stock at the strike price, and a call...
Mondo Visione  Sep 7  Comment 
The International Securities Exchange (ISE) today announced that it has received SEC approval to introduce $0.50 strike price intervals in weekly options. The exchange began listing weekly options in the more granular $0.50 strikes yesterday,...


The strike price is the price at which a derivatives contract can be exercised -- the strike price is independent of the spot price and is agreed upon by the parties entering the contract. For example: A holder of a call option for Exxon-Mobil with a strike price of $82 allows the holder to buy Exxon-Mobil shares at $82, irrespective of what the market price may be.

Strike price is one of the key determinants of the price of the derivative. For call options, those with higher strike prices options are normally priced lower than those with lower strike price, while for put options it is the opposite.

The strike price determines whether the option is in the money or out of the money.

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