Difference between Put Option and Call Option

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Options
          An options give the holder (firm) the right (not the obligation) to buy or sell an asset in the future at an agreed upon price today.

Call options Vs Put options

A Call option grants the owner the right to purchase a specific financial instrument for a specified price ( called exercise price or strike price) within a specified period of time.

A call option is said to be:
          In the money when the market price of the underlying security exceeds the exercise price.
          At the money: when market price is equal to the exercise price.
          Out of the money: when it is below exercise price.

A Put option grants the owner the right to sell a specified financial instrument for a specified price  within a specified period of time.

A put  option is said to be:
          In the money when the market price of the underlying security is below the exercise price
          At the money: when market price is equal to the exercise price.
          Out of the money: when it is over exercise price.

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