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call selling: Original post by Rocco Pendola of Demand Media A call option gives the buyer the right, but not the obligation, to purchase a stock at the call option's strike price on or before the contract's expiration date. When you buy a call, you go long and have the "option" of buying the underlying stock at the option's strike price. You do not have to exercise this option, however. Instead, you…

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