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Straddle

Straddle appears in the following palindromes (phrases that read the same backward as forward):

  • Sail as I held darts to not straddle his alias.
  • "Straddle hot elder A.J." says Sissy, as Jared Leto held darts.
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The following statistics are based on the British National Corpus, so they are representative for the British English.

Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb straddle:

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Definition of the noun straddle

What does straddle mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: straddles

  1. a noncommittal or equivocal position
  2. a gymnastic exercise performed with a leg on either side of the parallel bars
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • more generic term: gymnastic exercise = an exercise designed to develop and display strength and agility and balance
  3. the act of sitting or standing astride
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • synonym of straddle: span
    • more generic words: motility / motion / move / movement = a change of position that does not entail a change of location
    • parts:
      • call option / call = the option to buy a given stock (or stock index or commodity future) at a given price before a given date
      • put option / put = the option to sell a given stock (or stock index or commodity future) at a given price before a given date
  4. the option to buy or sell a given stock (or stock index or commodity future) at a given price before a given date; consists of an equal number of put and call options
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • more generic word: option = the right to buy or sell property at an agreed price

Alternative definition of the noun straddle

noun

  1. a posture in which one straddles something
  2. an investment strategy involving trade in derivatives
  3. [poker] A voluntary raise made prior to receiving cards by the first player after the blinds.

Specialised definition of the noun straddle

Glossary of sports

a jumping technique in the high jump. (Herbert Haag & Gerald Haag. 2003. Dictionary. Sport, Physical Education, Sport Science. Kiel, Institut für Sport und Sportwissenschaften)

Glossary of sports / artistic gymnastics

a position in which the legs are spread far apart to the side

Glossary of sports / gymnastics

a position in which the legs are spread far apart to the side (2005. Chambers Sports Factfinder. Chambers Harrap Publishers Ltd)

a jump over an apparatus or down from an apparatus, where both legs are simultaneously extended in opposing directions sideways from the longitudinal body axis. There are numerous sport motor skills in gymnastics which are performed in a straddle position (straddled), e.g. straddled upswing, dismounts, circles, jumps, stands, supports, and hangs.

Definition of the verb straddle

What does straddle mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: straddled | straddling | straddles

  1. sit or stand astride of
  2. range or extend over; occupy a certain area
  3. be noncommittal
    • lexical domain: Stative - verbs of being, having, spatial relations

Alternative definition of the verb straddle

verb

  1. To sit or stand with a leg on each side of something.
  2. To form a disorderly sprawl.
  3. [military] To fire successive artillery shots in front of and behind of a target, especially in order to determine its range.
  4. [poker] To place a voluntarily raise prior to receiving cards (only by the first player after the blinds).

Printed books with definitions for Straddle

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Google previewThe Indian Financial System: Markets, Institutions and Services (2011)

Straddle is a position of buying a put and call with the same price and expiration date. Straddle is an expensive strategy as the trader pays two premiums. But a price swing in either direction compensates this high cost. The investor ...

Google previewThe Indian Financial System: Markets, Institutions And Services, 2/E (2007)

by Pathak

A short straddle is a simultaneous sale of two such options at the same strike price and expiration date.

Google previewOrganised Produce Markets (1922)

by John George Smith

The American straddle is a " put and call option " in England, whereas the English straddle is a gamble on the...

Google previewThe Options Course (2005)

High Profit and Low Stress Trading Methods by George A. Fontanills

Long Straddle Case Study A long straddle is the simultaneous purchase of a call and a put using the same strike and the...

Google previewExotic Options Trading (2011)

by Frans de Weert

The straddle is a very popular strategy for investors who think the underlying stock will move away from its current level...

Google previewTHE FINANCIAL SYSTEM IN INDIA (2015)

MARKETS, INSTRUMENTS, INSTITUTIONS, SERVICES AND REGULATIONS by DAS, SUBHASH CHANDRA

Straddle: Straddle is a strategy of buying a put option and a call option with the same price and same expiration dates. The trader has to pay two premiums in this strategy which is considered expensive. However, a price swing in either ...

Google previewThe Options Edge (2016)

An Intuitive Approach to Generating Consistent Profits for the Novice to the Experienced Practitioner by Michael C. Khouw, Mark W. Guthner

A straddle is a two-legged trade in which an investor buys a put and a call with the same strike price and the same time to...

Google previewBeat the Market with a Provable Trading System at Low Risk (2009)

by Jerry Felsen

A straddle is a combination of a call and a put on the same underlying, with both options having the same Txy and...

Google previewCourt of Appeals (1877)

It was argued by the counsel for the defendant, upon the argument, that a straddle is an illegal contract, because it cannot be...

Google previewExpected Returns (2011)

An Investor's Guide to Harvesting Market Rewards by Antti Ilmanen

- A straddle position—long both at-the-money ( ATM) calls and puts—has no directional bias and a symmetric payoff profile. A straddle is a type of long-volatility position, but it is not a pure bet on high volatility if ...

Google previewNew York Court of Appeals. Records and Briefs. (1877)

by New York (State). Court of Appeals.

It was argued by the counsel for the defendant, upon the argument, that a straddle is an illegal con- _ tract, because it...

Google previewWiley Series 65 Exam Review 2015 + Test Bank (2014)

The Uniform Investment Advisor Law Examination by The Securities Institute of America, Inc.

Underlying Position Most Protection Some Protection and Income Long stock Long puts Short calls Short stock Long calls Short puts LONG STRADDLES Along straddle is the simultaneous purchase of a call and a put on the same stock with ...

Google previewInternational Financial Management (2010)

by Thummuluri Siddaiah

A straddle is a type of option combination that involves simultaneous buying or selling of a call and a put with the same underlying foreign exchange, exercise price, and expiration date. 7.9.1 Straddles A market operator may expect the spot ...

Google previewA Selection of ... Internal Revenue Service Tax Information Publications (1989)

A straddle is any set of offsetting positions. except for certain straddles consisting of qualified covered call options and the optioned stock. discussed later. A position is an interest in actively-traded personal property other than stock. (But see ...

Google previewDeriving Market Expectations for the Euro-Dollar Exchange Rate From Option Prices (2004)

by Mr. Noureddine Krichene

The straddle is a combination of a put and a call with identical strike prices, usually at the money forward (ATM). Two combinations, the strangle (STR) and the risk reversal (RR), involve two OTM options with the same delta and contain most of ...

Google previewTrade Like a Pro (2009)

15 High-Profit Trading Strategies by Noble DraKoln

Straddle Technically, a straddle is considered the purchase or sale of an equal number of puts and calls, with the same strike price and expiration dates. Realistically speaking, a straddle is a way to give yourself a .

Google previewThe Bible of Options Strategies (2005)

The Definitive Guide for Practical Trading Strategies by Guy Cohen

psychologically speaking, the Straddle is a tough strategy to play after you're in. It's very easy to find reasons to exit, even though it's in breach of your trading plan . But you must remember that you got in for a certain reason (or reasons), and ...

Google previewTrading Options For Dummies (2015)

by Joe Duarte

A straddle is a combination position you create by purchasing both a call and put for the same underlying stock. You use the strategy when you expect a big move to occur in the stock, but you're not sure of the direction. You construct a ...

Google previewInterest Rate Swaps and Other Derivatives (2012)

by Howard M Corb

A swaption straddle is a position consisting of both a receiver swaption and a payer swaption, both with the same expiry, underlying, and strike. A swaption straddle is struck at-the-money forward if the common strike on the payer and receiver ...

Google previewOption Strategies for Earnings Announcements (2012)

A Comprehensive, Empirical Analysis by Ping Zhou, John Shon

Straddles and strangles are basic volatility trades. They are often referred to as “ combination” trades because they involve a combination of both calls and puts. A long straddle means simultaneously buying a call and a put with the same strike ...

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Quotes about Straddle

Better the certainty of the straddle than the mere loan of a saddle.
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Scrabble value of S1T1R1A1D2D2L1E1

The value of this 8-letter word is 10 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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