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long term options: Original post by Jonathan Langsdorf of Demand Media Options are available on a large number of stocks, and come in two types: puts and calls. Call options give the option holder the right to buy the underlying stock at a predetermined price. The important feature of options is that each option has an expiration date, and the option buyer must exercise the contract before or on the expiration date.

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