understanding financial jargon
Out Of The Money
When an investor holds an option to buy or sell and underlying asset, the option is said to be 'out of the money' if by exercising the option the investor would make an overall loss. If the investor could exercise the option without overall loss then the option will be either at 'break even' or 'in the money'.
An option which is currently 'out of the money' is usually cheaper to buy than one 'in the money'. An 'out of the money' option will only be worthess if it is still out of the money on the option expiry date.
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