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The value of an option is linked to the value of the underlying asset by the option delta. Principles of Corporate Finance (1991)So you can hedge against risk by taking offsetting positions in the option and in delta units of the underlying asset. Principles of Corporate Finance (1991)This is a native of the Mekong river delta in Vietnam. Times, Sunday Times (2009)After that, I got turned on to delta blues. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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British English: delta NOUN
A delta is an area of low, flat land shaped like a triangle, where a river splits and spreads out into several branches before entering the sea.
It is much easier to dam up a river near the source than near the delta.
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