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Dealing With Stock Assignment

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

Assignment on a short ITM position can happen at any time. Selling calls against stock assigned on a short put will reduce the cost basis of the stock. Similarly, if you are short stock from a short call assignment selling a put against the short stock will bring in more premium.

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