Listed options trade on exchanges in a manner that is similar to the trading in listed stocks. The exchanges maintain orderly markets for listed options and provide investors with a marketplace to buy and sell options. Because options are derivative securities and there are different types, classes and series of options, the options market has some unique trading features.

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