At-the-money

Definition:

An option is at the money if the strike price of the option is equal to the market price of the underlying security. For example, if xyz stock is trading at 54, then the xyz 54 option is at the money.

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Movement or trend in the stock market that causes all stocks in all sectors to move in the same direction.

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