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Options Action: Caterpillar

Considering Caterpillar just inked the largest deal in its history and gobbled up Bucyrus for $7.6 billion – how should you play this stock?

Rather than place your bets outright, Mike Khouw of Cantor Fitzgerald suggests using options.

Specifically he likes selling the January 85 calls against a long position.

Learn more about this trade. Watch the video now!


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