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Subject:  Re: ETFs & options Date:  6/18/2013  2:58 PM
Author:  jackcrow Number:  39235 of 39521

Does it make sense to get into ETFs by writing puts on ones you would like to own, then writing covered calls to point of selling at a profit? Then, perhaps repeating?

Does it make sense to you? Do you have the skills or are willing to learn the skills to make it work? Are you willing to take your lumps while you figure out how to make it work or coming to the conclusion you can't make it work?

Also double check you ability to write the calls and puts on the ETFs you are looking at. The CME is not thrilled about people writing options on ETFs because they are built for options trading of the underlying assets of the ETFs.

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