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  • barmy_madeoff barmy_madeoff Sep 30, 2009 12:05 PM Flag

    What's up with these options trades?

    "so far my plan to sell some shares before x-div day and buy back after x-div day is working so far. at least this time, so far. "

    Would that only be so far then?

    That approach works sometimes and doesn't other times.

    There's a rule of thumb to apply to such clever tactics. Whenever you think you've figured out something no one else knows about and rush to "publish" it on Yahoo (and congratulate yourself for being such a clever fellow) you're about to confirm your status as village idiot.

 
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