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Expiration, Exercise, & Assignment

Did your long or short option position turn into stock? Take a gander in this folder to learn more about your situation.

I got assigned on a spread, help! How to set up a Covered Stock Order (video)
If you’re reading this, then you probably got assigned early on a defined-risk spread. No need to worry, an assignment is a part of the short premium game...
What is expiration risk (equity options)?
Why did the risk team close my position? In short, it is to eliminate expiration risk Expiration risk refers to the potential of creating a large, unhedge...
What is tastyworks’ expiration risk process?
Did someone close out of my position? Our Risk team may intervene if you do not inform them that you are monitoring The tastyworks Risk team monitors pote...
What happens to equity/ETF options at expiration?
Life is like a portfolio of options - when we approach expiration, we aren’t always sure what we’re going to get. Don’t worry, here’s a refresher to see wha...
What happens to equity/ETF spreads at expiration?
Do you have a spread (or vertical) facing expiration and don't know what will happen to it? Well, you've come to the right place. Below are three ...
I was assigned so should I exercise my long option?
To exercise or not to exercise -  that is the question. We’re not talking about working on your summer bod’. Today, we’re talking about exercising long opti...
What Happens at Expiration to a Cash-Settled Index Option Position?
How are cash-settled options handled at expiration? First, do you have an AM or PM expiration option? Remember the adage “what you see is you what you get...
Table of Expiration and Settlement of Cash-Settled Indexes
Monthly/Weekly Summary All of the options listed on the indexes below are cash-settled. The symbols listed below, except for OEX, are European-style option...
How do I exercise my long options?
Before requesting an exercise request Were you assigned early on a spread? Were you assigned on a spread and looking to exercise your long leg? A covered ...
When are options automatically exercise?
When a long option automatically exercises In-the-Money (ITM) Options Automatically Exercise The Options Clearing Corporation (OCC) will automatically exe...