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Options Action: Northern Trust

With chatter suggesting that HSBC may be looking at Northern Trust as a takeover target, how should you game the stock?

In fact, a recently published report suggested the bid could be as high as $65 / share.

Rather than take a long position in the stock Scott Nations of NationShares suggests the following options trade.

Buy Jan 60 call @ 0.40

***How Scott's Trade Makes Money***
Profits above 60.40
Losses below 60.40

Learn more about this trade. Watch the video now!





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