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Capital investments in options contracts and straddle contracts


  • BOTEZATU Mihai

    () (The Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies, Romania)


From the multitude of variations of capital investment on the capital market, this work cuts two of them namely capital investments in options contracts and capital investments in straddle contracts. A distinct place it occupies in the paper presentation of the operating mechanisms of the two types of investment, so that when any investor will take the investment decision to be about the particularities of the two types of investment and risks associated with the course investments concerned. To highlight the best mechanisms for operating the two types of investment are put into question some concrete examples at the end of which an investor opt for example about the order either of those investment alternatives, the decision of course will be related to the manner in which he will anticipate some perspective on the realities of capital markets.

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  • BOTEZATU Mihai, 2009. "Capital investments in options contracts and straddle contracts," Economia. Seria Management, Faculty of Management, Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest, Romania, vol. 12(2 Special), pages 12-18, July.
  • Handle: RePEc:rom:econmn:v:12:y:2009:i:2special:p:12-18

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    options contracts; straddle; shares; the cash;

    JEL classification:

    • G11 - Financial Economics - - General Financial Markets - - - Portfolio Choice; Investment Decisions
    • G12 - Financial Economics - - General Financial Markets - - - Asset Pricing; Trading Volume; Bond Interest Rates
    • G24 - Financial Economics - - Financial Institutions and Services - - - Investment Banking; Venture Capital; Brokerage


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