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Subject:  Re: STRIPs and TINTs Date:  10/4/2012  7:18 PM
Author:  markr33 Number:  34453 of 36299

There is nothing worse than speculating on the correct direction a given index/asset will take in the future but being a little too early. I had some great directional bets a few years back and played put options but was too early, missed the move, and lost 100% of the premium I paid for said options.

Yes! That's the problem with using options and futures to accomplish the trade.
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