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Now show a period which isn't a never-ending bull market.
... Don't confuse genius with a bull market, Just about any strategy works well in a bull market

1. As I said, I started using options after I retired in 2011.
2. My point is that options can be used successfully.

You appear to think that I am trying to see you something. I am not. What I am saying is that one should not automatically dismiss using options; their use can be effective.

As to how effective in a flat or down market, I will soon know. Already I find I am selling fewer puts and using covered calls on dividend-paying equities more often than before.

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