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Subject:  Re: Option Trading Date:  12/4/2012  8:53 AM
Author:  Zumba Number:  1112 of 1476

yes, that's exactly what I'm saying. It rarely makes sense from a profit standpoint to exercise an ITM option early. If you want to own the stock, it's almost always better to sell the option for a profit, then use that money to buy the stock.

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