Uncovered Put writing

Definition:

A short put option position in which the writer does not have a corresponding short position in the underlying security or has not deposited, in a cash account.

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Variable cost

A cost that is directly proportional to the volume of output produced. When production is zero, the variable cost is equal to zero.

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