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There are three certainties when it comes to the market: it can go up, it can go down, or it can stay the same. With that in mind, how might investors position themselves when they are uncertain which way the market will move - speculating that it WILL move one way or another? Or conversely, that it will not move at all? That’s where the flexibility and versatility of options comes in. Using long and short straddles and strangles, investors can employ options designed to potentially profit from market moves up OR down, or no movement whatsoever. To learn more, tune in as Wide World of Options host Mark Benzaquen explores buying and selling straddles and strangles and provides insight into how investors might use these strategies.