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Schaeffer’s Investment Research, Inc. (SIR) does not give individualized stock market advice. We publish information regarding companies in which we believe our subscribers may be interested and our reports reflect our sincere opinions. However, they are not intended to be personalized recommendations to buy, hold, or sell securities. Investments in the securities markets, and especially in options, are speculative and involve substantial risk. Only you can determine what level of risk is appropriate for you. Prior to buying or selling an option, an investor must have a copy of Characteristics and Risks of Standardized Options. You can access and download the booklet on The Options Clearing Corporation’s (OCC) website at http://www.optionsclearing.com/about/publications/character-risks.jsp This link reference is provided as a courtesy and does not imply that the OCC is endorsing SIR or its products. This booklet is also available for free from your broker or from any of the U.S. options exchanges.
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