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How Long Should You Hold Onto Options Positions?

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Mark Wolfinger tackles a real-world trader's question about how long to hold onto options positions.

I'm just curious as to the length of time people here hold their options. I personally sell when it hits the profit zone unless the underlying is heavily trending in the direction I bought.

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