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Subject:  Re: LT investors, think before you short Date:  3/16/2001  3:33 PM
Author:  edMulroy Number:  7733 of 44633

Yes, for long term investors who fear the downside, it's probably better for them to buy puts rather than shorting. The possible loss is much smaller.

. Ed

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