Ask a Fool: Is There Ever a Reason NOT to Use Options Over Stocks?

In this video, as part of The Motley Fool's "Ask a Fool" series, Fool analyst Bryan Hinmon takes a question from a Fool reader, who asks:

I have started using options and now can't think of a reason why I shouldn't use them instead of stocks? If I want to go long there is an option strategy for it, same for short or ranges. Is this normal??

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