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Our community is built upon the investment strategies and “how-to” trading techniques of Alan Ellman. Just like you, he utilized the power of self-education and became a successful “do-it-yourselfer” in the stock market. Over the years he has written three books on the topic of Covered Call Writing:

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Cashing In On Covered Calls

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Exit Strategies For Covered Call Writing

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Alan Ellman’s Complete Encyclopedia for Covered Call Writing

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Since 2008, Alan has been writing weekly articles in the blog.  You can receive notification of all blog post releases via our email newsletter.

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Why Option Buyers Pay More for In-The-Money Strikes

August 19th, 2017

When we sell an in-the-money covered call, we are taking a defensive posture and using the intrinsic[...]


Determining the Delta of our Strikes Using the Airport Formula

August 12th, 2017

"What is the best Delta to use when selling covered call options?" I get this question frequently fr[...]


Special Recent Posts

Ask Alan 137 - “Can I Use Covered Call Writing to recover Losses on a Dog of a Stock?”

August 8th, 2017

Alan answers a question posed by Sid, who asks: Alan, Please help. I wrongly speculated that We[...]


When Strikes Move Deep In-The-Money: A Real-Life Trade

August 5th, 2017

Covered call writing exit strategies include scenarios when share price moves up or down. Our main e[...]


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