Binary Options Glossary

60 Seconds Option - A binary option that has an expiry time of 60 seconds

At-the-Money - This is a term used to describe an option's ability to yield financial profits. When the option is At the Money it means that the option's target price and underlying asset price are identical. If the option expires in this situation, your initial investment is refunded

Binary Option - This is a specific type of option that offers a fixed payout for correctly predicting whether an asset's value will rise or fall by a certain time

Boundary Instrument - A tool used by a trader to help predict whether the underlying asset's value will expire within or out of a set range of values

Early Closure - A uTrader option in which traders can exit an already purchased option before it expires and receive a reduced return

Expiry Level - This term refers to the value of an underlying asset when the option expires

Expiry Time - The predetermined date and hour when the option expires

High Option - One of the two choices for a trader investing in a High/Low option. The trader will profit if the underlying asset's value expires higher than the target price of the option

High/Low Option - A binary options trading instrument in which the investor predicts whether the underlying asset's value will expire higher (above) or lower (below) than the target price

In-the-Money - This is a term used to describe an option's ability to yield financial profits. When the option is In the Money it means that your prediction was correct and the option will pay the predetermined rate of return

Investment Amount - The total money invested in a binary option

Market Price - An underlying asset's current value

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One Touch Instrument - A binary options trading instrument in which the investor predicts whether or not the underlying asset's value will reach or touch a set value before the expiration

Option Builder - This method allows the investor the most flexibility when it comes to risk management. The investor is able to choose from selected ratios that offer a return of wins and losses

Out-of-the-Money - This is a term used to describe an option's ability to yield financial profits. When the option is Out of the Money it means that and the value of the asset will not pay any profit

Return - This refers to the amount of money a trader is given back if the option expires In the Money

Return on Investment - Another term for a Return

Strike Price - A term that refers to the value an asset needs to reach for the option to end In the Money

Target Price - Same as a strike price

Underlying Asset - The asset which an option is being written for

Underlying Asset Types - An asset which is owned and can be traded in one of these categories: Commodities, Currencies, Stock and Indices