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    Learn how to determine the breakeven point for a short put. Shorting puts is appropriate for sophisticated traders who understand ...
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    Discover two popular options strategies that traders often use to enhance or protect profits when investing in the real estate ...
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    Understand long and short positions for stocks and option contracts; combine long and short positions for added leverage ...
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