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Significado de “straddle” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "straddle" - Diccionario Inglés

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straddleverb [T]

uk   us   /ˈstræd.l̩/
to ​sit or ​stand with ​yourlegs on either ​side of something: He ​pulled on his ​helmet and straddled the ​motorbike. Something that straddles a ​line, such as a ​border or ​river, ​exists on each ​side of it or goes ​across it: Our ​farm straddles the ​railwayline. to ​combine different ​styles or ​subjects: It's ​described as a new ​kind of ​dancemusic which straddles ​jazz and ​soul. mainly US disapproving to be ​unable to ​decide which of two ​opinions about a ​subject is ​better and so ​partlysupport both ​opinions: It's not the first ​time this ​year that the ​president has been ​accused of straddling an issue.
(Definition of straddle from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "straddle" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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straddleverb [T]

 us   /ˈstræd·əl/
to have or put ​yourlegs on either ​side of something: Grace straddled her ​chair. To straddle something is also to be ​unable to ​decide which of two ​opinions about something is ​better, and so to ​partlysupport both ​opinions: The ​president has ​tried to straddle the ​issue of ​political fund-raising.
(Definition of straddle from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "straddle" - Diccionario Inglés para los negocios

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straddlenoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈstrædl/ (also strangle) FINANCE, STOCK MARKET
a ​situation in which an ​investorbuys or ​sells both a calloption (= ​agreement to ​buyshares at a ​fixedprice before or on a ​fixeddate) and a put ​option (= ​agreement to ​sellshares at an ​agreedprice before or on a particular ​date): There is a ​lowerlevel of ​initialmargin on straddle ​positions because the ​dailypricemovements are likely to be ​lower than in the ​individualcontracts.
long straddle a ​situation in which an ​investorbuys both a calloption and a put ​option on the same ​shares because they ​think that there will be a ​bigchange in the ​shareprice but they do not know if it will go up or down
short straddle a ​situation in which an ​investorsells both a calloption and a put ​option on the same ​shares because they ​think that the ​shareprice will probably ​stay the same
(Definition of straddle from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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