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Options Action: King Dollar

Tuesday, 11 May 2010 | 5:53 PM ET

Despite an EU bailout, the euro continues to flounder. As a result king dollar remains on top, with the dollar index now up 9 percent on the year.

How should you hedge your bets as the stronger dollar wreaks havoc on slew of stocks?

Scott Nations of NationShares has a few ideas. Following is his options trade in ExxonMobil .

Exxon at $65
Sell June 65 call @ $1.80
Buy June 67.50 call @$0.80
Take In $1

How Scott's Trade Makes Money
Protected Above $67.50
Losses 67.50 – $66.00
Profits Below $66

Learn more about this trade. Watch the video now!

Options Action
A stronger dollar means weaker commodities plays, with Scott Nations, NationsShares.


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