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Fast Action: Grabbing Gold Into 2010

With the Gold ETF ending the week lower and the overall gold trade starting to lose its luster how should you protect your gains into next year?

Options Action trader Brian Stutland of Stutland Equities suggests using options to lock in profits by selling a call to buy a put against stock you own.

Just how do you do that? Watch the video and find out now!


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Trader disclosure: On Dec. 18th, 2009, the following stocks and commodities mentioned or intended to be mentioned on CNBC’s Fast Money were owned by the Fast Money traders; Adami Owns (AGU), (BTU), (C), (GS), (INTC), (MSFT), (NUE); Pete Najarian Owns (M) Calls; Pete Najarian Owns (MS), Is Short (MS) Calls; Pete Najarian Owns (UUP) Call Spread; Pete Najarian Owns (MRVL); Finerman's Firm Is Short (IJR), (MDY), (SPY), (IWM), (UNG); Finerman Owns (AAPL); Finerman's Firm Owns (BCR), (M), (MSFT), (NOK), (TGT), (WMT); Finerman's Firm Owns (BAC) Preferred, (BAC), (BAC) Call Spread; Finerman Owns (BAC) Preferred, (BAC); Finerman's Firm And Finerman Own (WFC) Preferred; nerman's Firm And Finerman Own (FLS)

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