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  • n. Plural form of straddle.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of straddle.

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Examples

  • These investors sold combinations of puts and calls in the S&P 500 index, setting up strategies known as "straddles."

    Traders Think Volatility Will Be on the Decline

  • It looks like investors expecting MBT¬ís shares to remain range-bound over the next four months are building up interest in short straddles.

    Bulls Grab Options For Energy, Brazil And Hartford

  • Nice how they wrote Birthday right over the base and Kevin's name straddles the base line/curve.

    All Your Base Are Be Wrong To Us

  • It looks like investors expecting MBT's shares to remain range-bound over the next four months are building up interest in short straddles.

    Bulls Grab Options For Energy, Brazil And Hartford - Forbes.com

  • The Stingray and Barracuda plants are peaked, as you know, are coastal straddles, which is in turn a piece of our gathering and processing segments.

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  • Trading in Foot Locker heated up early in the session, as traders emerged to sell "straddles" in the New York-based retailer, thinking the stock is likely to make relatively mild moves in coming weeks.

    Traders Bet Foot Locker Will Run in Place

  • Traders showed up on Thursday to sell "straddles" and "strangles" in a handful of different companies, including Applied Materials Inc. and Xerox Corp., banking on limited volatility in their shares.

    Betting on Stability, Traders 'Straddle' and 'Strangle'

  • Other traders Wednesday picked up " straddles " targeting bigger swings in the price of the silver fund, according to a report from Susquehanna Financial Group.

    Traders Ready for Silver to Tarnish

  • Today Safire shares with the New York Times's readership his insight that -- and I hope you're sitting down as you read this, because it's powerfully insightful and radically innovative -- John Kerry takes both sides of (that is, "straddles") important issues.

    IsThatLegal?

  • Its managers are not industrial engineers but mathematicians who program computers to make cross-bets or "straddles" on which way interest rates, currency exchange rates, stock or bond prices may move - or the prices for packaged bank mortgages.

    Dandelion Salad

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