Variable Ratio Write

Definition:

An option strategy in which the investor owns 100 shares of the underlying security and writes two call options against it, each option having a different striking price.

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Tactical Asset Allocation (TAA)

Portfolio strategy that allows active departures from the normal asset mix according to specified objective measures of value. Often called active management. It involves forecasting asset returns... Read More

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