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Will Apple (AAPL) pay a Dividend to Shareholders?

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Option Pit tackles AAPL, Dividends, MSFT and Greece in one fail swoop. will not change the value of an option.  Why?  Because the OCC changed the rules. Now, option strikes are adjusted to reflect the dividend value.  The price threshold is $12.50 per contract (an eighth in the old fraction days) read the OCC memo Microsoft even as early as a year in advance or more. How do we know this?

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