How to Play Verizon and AT&T

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In today's edition, Motley Fool analyst Austin Smith and "Options Whiz" Nick Crow discuss how to make 2012 the year YOU master the market. In this edition, Austin and Nick talk telecom. Austin likes the dividends that the big duopoly of AT&T and Verizon pay and wants to capture their yield without risking too much money. To counter this, Nick offers an options strategy to allow investors to realize their dividend yields without worrying about their short-term fluctuations.

For more details on how to tradeVerizon usingsimilar options strategies with as much potential or more,just click here.You'll be directed to the Motley Fool Options Whiz -- our interactive "Options U" designed to teach you to trade options sensibly, with a minimum of risk, and all the resources of The Motley Fool behind you --all 100% FREE!

At the time this article was published Nick Crow and Austin Smith do not own shares of the companies listed above. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.

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