Uncovered call

Definition: [crh] A short call option position in which the writer does not own Definition: >shares of underlying stock represented by the option contracts. Uncovered calls are much riskier for the writer than a covered call, where the writer of the uncovered call owns the underlying stock. If the buyer oDefinition: f a call exercises the option to call, the writer would be forced to buy the asset at the current Definition: market price. Also called a "naked" asset.

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