Roll Forward


Roll Forward
When an investor replaces an old options position with a new one having a later expiration date (and same strike price).

This is sometimes referred to as a roll over.


Investment dictionary. . 2012.

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  • roll forward — To move to an option position with a later expiration date. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary …   Financial and business terms

  • roll — roll1 W3S1 [rəul US roul] v ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(round object)¦ 2¦(person/animal)¦ 3¦(shape of tube/ball)¦ 4¦(make something flat)¦ 5¦(clothes)¦ 6¦(something with wheels)¦ 7¦(drop of liquid)¦ 8¦(waves/clouds)¦ 9¦(game)¦ 10¦( …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • forward — I UK [ˈfɔː(r)wə(r)d] / US [ˈfɔrwərd] adjective, adverb ** Summary: Forward can be used in the following ways: as an adverb: I stepped forward to greet him. as an adjective: I hope you don t think I m being too forward. ♦ The marines took up… …   English dictionary

  • forward — for|ward1 [ fɔrwərd ] function word *** Forward can be used in the following ways: as an adverb: I stepped forward to greet him. as an adjective: I hope you don t think I m being too forward. The marines took up forward positions. as part of the… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • forward*/*/*/ — [ˈfɔːwəd] grammar word I summary: Forward can be: ■ an adverb: I stepped forward to greet him. ■ an adjective: the forward section of the aircraft 1) in the direction in front moving or looking in the direction in front of you The car started to… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • roll back —    The ability of a database management system to abort a transaction against the database before the transaction is complete and return to a previous stable condition.    See also roll forward; transaction processing …   Dictionary of networking

  • roll — ► VERB 1) move by turning over and over on an axis. 2) move forward on wheels or with a smooth, undulating motion. 3) (of a moving ship, aircraft, or vehicle) sway on an axis parallel to the direction of motion. 4) (of a machine or device) begin… …   English terms dictionary

  • Roll — Roll, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Rolled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Rolling}.] [OF. roeler, roler, F. rouler, LL. rotulare, fr. L. royulus, rotula, a little wheel, dim. of rota wheel; akin to G. rad, and to Skr. ratha car, chariot. Cf. {Control}, {Roll}, n.,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • forward roll — UK US noun [countable] [singular forward roll plural forward rolls] an exercise in which you bend down and put the top of your head on the floor in front of you, and push your body and legs over your head Thesaurus: physical exercise and… …   Useful english dictionary


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