Tag: stock options

  • V

    Vesting Schedule – A Vesting Schedule is often included as part of an options contract, and specifies the dates on which the option can be exercised. Employee stock options often include detailed vesting schedules that prevent employees from “cashing out” their stock options all at once. Volatility Index (VIX) – The VIX, sometimes known as […]

  • Employee Stock Options

    Employee Stock Options have received increased publicity in recent years that coincides with their burgeoning popularity as a form of corporate compensation. One of the basic theories supporting the payment of employee stock options in lieu of cash income is that such payments make employees “owners” of the company.