When expiring “in the money” your option has acted as you predicted and has gained the return on your initial investment. An option expiring “out of the money” is an option that hasn’t reached its target price and as a result you lose your investment. For example, an option expiring “in the money” would be a high option expiring above the target price, or a low option closing below its target price.
An option closing “out of the money” is an option that hasn’t fulfilled your expectations of the market.
Trading in Binary Options, Forex/CFD carry a high level of risk to your capital due to the volatility of the underlying market. These products may not be suitable for all investors. Therefore, you should ensure that you understand the risks and seek advice from an independent and suitably licensed financial advisor.