Non Vessel Operating Common Carriers (NVOCC)

Definition:

An ocean carrier that does not own or operate their own vessels. They use less than full containerloads which they ship on actual ship lines. They issue their own bills of lading which are backed up by actual on board ocean bills of lading issued to them by the other carrier.

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Combination strategy

A strategy in which a put and call with different strike prices and the same expiration are either both bought or both sold. Related: Straddle

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