Questions tagged [options-assignment]

Assignment is the designation by a clearinghouse requiring that an option writer buy (in the case of a short put) or sell (in the case of a short call) the underlying futures contract or security when an option has been exercised.

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What are the odds of being assigned for a long dated in-the-money call option?

If I sell a 2-year future dated call option that is slightly in the money (For example if Citi today is $5.13, I sell a call option for strike price $5.00 at Jan 2013 - today is Jan 2011), what are ...