A option is a financial contract that gives the buyer the right to buy or sell an asset for a specified price (strike price) on or before a certain date (expiration date). A call option allows the holder to buy the underlying asset on or before the date. A put option allows the holder to sell the asset for that price on or before the due date. Options are valued according to the difference between the strike price and the current market price of the underlying asset.
Options are used widely in financial markets to hedge or speculate on the price of an underlying asset with a quantified risk. Complex financial instruments can be built using combinations of buying and selling call and put options with different strike prices and expiration dates.
A binary option is a simple type of option that is valued according to a true/false statement. For example if the price of the underlying asset is above a certain level the call (long) option will pay 100, if it is below it will pay 0. For a put option the reverse is true.
Binary options make for simple valuation and are therefore a good way for traders to keep things simple and avoid complicated valuation, which often work in favour of option issuers to the detriment of buyers.
Binary options have become a popular way to trade major financial markets online.
How To Trade
Trades are placed by predicting the direction an asset will move during the specified time frame. The time that option ends is called an expiry time. Expiry times range anywhere from 30 seconds until months away. At the end of the time if the direction you chose was correct, you win the trade. Winning trades pay out slightly less than 100% and typical payouts range between 80-85% depending on the broker.
Binary Options and Bitcoin
With the popularity of Bitcoin and its acceptance as a currency binary options platforms began adding BTC as one of the currencies to trade. This has further helped the growth of binary platforms as well as mainstream recognition of Bitcoin as a currency. Most brokers only offer it as a currency pair versus the American Dollar.
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