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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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Pros and Cons of Covered Call Writing: Calculation Perspective

October 21st, 2017

Every investment strategy, including covered call writing and selling cash-secured puts, has advanta[...]


Long-Term Capital Gains Enhanced with Covered Call Writing

October 14th, 2017

Covered call writing can be crafted to meet a multitude of trading styles, goals and personal risk t[...]


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“How to Manage Put Sales After a Gap-Up in Price” - Ask Alan 139

October 11th, 2017

Alan answers a question posed by David, who asks: Alan, When AVCO was trading at $238, I mista[...]


Buying Back Put Options When Share Price Gaps Up: A Real-Life Example with AVGO

October 7th, 2017

When selling cash-secured puts our position management skills include buying back the short puts und[...]


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