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What are ACO tokens (Auctus Crypto options)?

ACO tokens are tokenized options that convey to its holders the right, but not the obligation, to buy or sell an underlying cryptoasset at a specified price (Strike Price) at any time before or at expiration.

What is the difference between put and call?

With a call option, the buyer has the right to buy the underlying asset at a specified price at any time before or at expiration.
With a put option, the buyer has the right to sell the underlying asset at a specified price at any time before or at expiration.

How to read an ACO token symbol?

The components of an ACO token symbol are:
    1.
    Symbol of the underlying asset
    2.
    Strike price & Strike Asset
    3.
    Option type, either P or C, for put or call
    4.
    Expiration
Example: ACO ETH-200USDC-C-26JUN20-0800UTC
Component
Value
Location in symbol
Underlying asset
ETH
ACO ETH-200USDC-C-26JUN20-0800UTC
Strike Price & Asset
200 USDC
ACO ETH-200USDC-C-26JUN20-0800UTC
Option Type
CALL
ACO ETH-200USDC-C-26JUN20-0800UTC
Expiration
26JUN20-0800UTC
ACO ETH-200USDC-C-26JUN20-0800UTC
The above symbol represents a call option on ETH, expiring on 26 June 2020 08:00 UTC, with a strike price of 200 USDC.
One token "ACO ETH-200USDC-C-26JUN20-0800UTC" gives the owner the right to buy 1 ETH for 200 USDC (that's the strike price), regardless of the market price of ETH, until the expiration time.
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