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a form of derivative financial instrument which gives the holder the ability to exchange a specified quantity of a commodity or currency for a specified price by a specified time if they choose to do so. They are commonly used to hedge against an adverse change in exchange rates.

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Can bitcoins be “sold short”? Or are there “put” options?

Borrowing an asset and "selling it short" facilitates finding the appropriate price for the asset, allowing people to bet that the asset is overpriced (e.g. in a "bubble"). Can bitcoins be sold short?...
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Is it possible to buy or sell Bitcoin options?

Like put and call options for a stock, but for the future price of Bitcoin?