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Yeah, options are gambling. If you have spare money for gambling, fine. I am not convinced that there is any mathematical reason why they should be considered "investment."

I dunno, to me it seems like they would be a good idea, if you were to find a highly overvalued company, that would give you a potential to make money when the stock price finally corrects, but not have to worry about the unlimited losses of selling the stock short.


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