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Options Action: DR Horton

Wednesday, 20 Oct 2010 | 6:04 PM ET

As the foreclosure crisis threatens homebuilders, how should you play homebuilding company DR Horton ?

Michael Khouw, senior equity derivatives strategist at Cantor Fitzgerald, has an idea using options. Khouw explained how you can make a bearish bet without having to laying out a lot of premium.

To learn more about this trade, watch the video!

Options Action
Will homebuilders shake the bears? Mike Khouw, Cantor Fitzgerald, has some options plays.

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