Therefore, equity guarantees on long-term investments may be a better investment than stock options because of their longer lifespan. However, stock options can be a better investment in the short term. A stock guarantee gives the bearer the right to acquire the shares of a company at a certain price and on a specified date. A share stock is issued directly by the company concerned; when an investor exercises a stock bond, the shares that fulfill the obligation are not obtained by another investor, but directly by the company. On the other hand, a stock option is a contract between two persons that gives the bearer the right, but not the obligation to buy or sell outstanding shares at a certain price and at a given time. Stock options are listed on the stock market. When stock options are exchanged, the company itself does not make money from these transactions. Stock guarantees can last up to 15 years, while stock options are typically one month to two to three years. When an investor exercises a warrant, he buys shares and the product is a source of capital for the company. A certificate of stock warrants is issued to the investor if he exercises a stock warrant. The certificate contains the terms of the warrant, such as the expiry date and the last day it can be exercised. However, the warrant is not the direct ownership of the shares, but only the right to acquire the shares of the company at a certain price in the future. Warrants are not widely used in the United States, but they are more common in China.
There are two types of warrants: an appeal order and a put-warrant. An appeal warrant is the right to buy shares at a certain price in the future, and a put-warrant is the right to resell shares at a certain price in the future. A share warrant is different from an option in two respects: a company issues its own warrants and the company issues new shares for the transaction. In addition, a company may issue a stock guarantee certificate if it wishes to raise additional capital on a share offer. If a company sells shares for $100, but an option voucher is only $10, more investors will be eligible for a warrant. These warrants are a source of future capital. Options are purchased by investors if they expect a stock price to rise or fall (depending on the type of option). For example, if a stock is currently trading at $40 and an investor thinks the price will rise to $50 next month, the investor would now buy a call option so that he can buy the stock for $40 next month, sell it for $50 and make a profit of $10. Stock options are traded on a stock exchange, as are stocks.