Definition of Uncovered Call

Financial Terms Beginning with U

What is an Uncovered Call

An uncovered call is an option strategy where there is an open call option position on a security or any other underlying asset that has been sold or written. It is a strategy to consider when there is bearish sentiment on the underlying asset and the price is expected to decline or stay at the current price.

An uncovered call is also known as a naked call or short call.

Glossary of Terms and Phrases

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