TITLE

Exercising stock options: When is the right time?

AUTHOR(S)
Shepherd, Leah Carlson
PUB. DATE
September 2006
SOURCE
Employee Benefit News;Sep2006, Vol. 20 Issue 11, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article explores the factors that must be considered by U.S. employees before deciding to exercise stock options. According to Paul Allen of Merrill Lynch, employees must consider their risk tolerance, need for cash and overall financial diversity and comfort. Information is presented on the lifespans of stock options. The need for employees to distinguish incentive stock options and non-qualified stock options.
ACCESSION #
22024481

 

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