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The Basics Of Dividend Risk - Don't Freak Out!

Ryan & Beef

Options involve risk and are not suitable for all investors. Please read Characteristics and Risks of Standardized Options before deciding to invest in options.

There are a number of high profile ETFs that are going ex-dividend tomorrow and next week, so Ryan and Beef are using this as an opportunity to discuss dividends and the risk of early assignment.

Dividend risk exists when a trader has a short call option that's in the money on a stock or ETF that's scheduled to trade ex-dividend in the near future.

The guys explain how we can gauge whether or not a position is at risk of early assignment due to a dividend and what to do if we end up getting assigned.

Check out today's episode to learn more about this hidden risk associated with short call options that are in the money.

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