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Options Outlook w/ Mike Khouw

Wednesday, 29 Dec 2010 | 5:53 PM ET

With rising rates, surging commodity costs and weak consumer confidence, market uncertainty is perhaps the only thing you can count on.

What’s the best way to protect your trades in 2011?

As you might imagine Mike Khouw of Cantor Fitzgerald thinks there's no better time for options. Check out some of his favorite strategies for the new year. Watch the video now!

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The best options strategies for the new year, with Mike Khouw, Cantor Fitzgerald.



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Trader disclosure: On December 29, 2010, following stocks and commodities mentioned or intended to be mentioned on CNBC’s "Fast Money" were owned by the "Fast Money" traders; Cortes is long U.S. Treasuries; Cortes is short (XRT) vs. (SPY); Cortes owns (TSN); Cortes is short (XHB) vs. S&P futures; Jon Najarian owns (AAPL), is short (AAPL) calls; Jon Najarian owns (AGU), is short (AGU) calls; Jon Najarian owns (BBT), is short (BBT) calls; Jon Najarian owns (BBY), is short (BBY) calls; Jon Najarian owns (BJ), is short (BJ) calls; Jon Najarian owns (BTU), is short (BTU) calls; Jon Najarian owns (CSCO), is short (CSCO) calls; Jon Najarian owns (GS), is short (GS) calls; Jon Najarian owns (MCP), is short (MCP) calls; Jon Najarian owns (NFLX), is short (NFLX) calls; Jon Najarian owns (NKE), is short (NKE) calls; Jon Najarian owns (REE), is short (REE) calls; Jon Najarian owns (SWN); Pete Najarian owns (BBY) calls; Pete Najarian owns (C); Pete Najarian owns (F) bonds; Pete Najarian owns (GE); Pete Najarian owns (MS); Pete Najarian owns (NKE) call spreads; Pete Najarian owns (PFE); Pete Najarian owns (RSX); Pete Najarian owns (YHOO); Pete Najarian owns (MSFT) call spreads; Gordon is long U.S. Treasuries; Weiss owns (FAS), (NIHD), (VZ), (QCOM), (BJS), (MEE), (COP), (DVN), (HK); Weiss owns (NFLX) puts

DENNIS GARTMAN
Funds Managed by Dennis Gartman Are Short the Euro

LANCE HELFERT
Helfert And West Coast Asset Management Own (BR), (TAP), (LYV)

DAVID RIEDEL
Riedel has no disclosures

BRETT ARENDS
Arends has no disclosures

PETE NAJARIAN SOT
Pete Najarian owned (RSX) on 12/28/2010

STEVE CORTES SOT
Cortes was short
Oil on 11/01/2010

MIKE KHOUW
Cantor Fitzgerald & Co. has no disclosure in (BTU)

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