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Why retail investors are drawn to this risky investment strategy

In 2021, options activity hit a record high, with nearly 9.9 billion contracts traded. This increase in volume can be traced back to the meme stock mania, as millions of new investors jumped into the stock market. Options trading is a popular strategy among institutional investors to hedge their risk in the markets, but if it's not executed carefully, it can lead to devastating losses. Watch the video above to learn how options trading took off and why the strategy can be so risky.
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