An LME term for an options writer. See Writer and Taker.
A person who sells an option and assumes the obligation to sell (in the case of a call) or buy (in the case of a put) the underlying futures contract at the exercise price. Also referred to as an "Option Seller" or "Writer."
The person or firm that sells an option.
Is the party who initially sells, writes or grants an option.
trader in the options market who makes premium income by selling options.
In investments, an options trader who sells a call or a put option and receives premium income for doing so. In the case of a call, the grantor sells the right to buy a security at a specified price. In the case of a put, the grantor sells the right to sell a security at a specified price. See: Call Option; Premium Income; Put Option
Someone who assumes the obligation, not the right, to buy (for a put) or sell (for a call) the underlying futures contract or commodity at the strike price. See also Writer.
A seller of either call or put options who profits from the premium for which the options are sold. Synonymous with option writer.
The maker, writer, or issuer of an option contract who, in return for the premium paid for the option, stands ready to purchase the underlying commodity (or futures contract) in the case of a put option or to sell the underlying commodity (or futures contract) in the case of a call option.