parse html:what is the meaning of "//"?

Terry Reedy tjreedy at udel.edu
Sat Sep 17 00:16:43 CEST 2011


On 9/16/2011 7:02 AM, Stefan Behnel wrote:

>> 0.00
>> N/A
>> N/A
>> 115
>> 2,411
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>> Highlighted options are in-the-money.
>
> I don't see any highlighting in your text above,

Gone with the ascii conversion.

> and I don't know what you mean by "in-the-money".

If a stock sells now for $20, an option to buy it for $19 is 
in-the-money and has definite value while an option to buy it for $21 is 
not, but is out-of-the-money and only has value according to one's 
subjective estimate of the likelihood of a rise above $21 before the 
option expires.

-- 
Terry Jan Reedy




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