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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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Special Recent Posts

Temporary Self-Loans for the Mid-Contract Unwind Exit Strategy

June 24th, 2017

The mid-contract unwind (MCU) exit strategy is a position management maneuver we use to generate a s[...]


Managing Great Stocks After Disappointing Earnings Reports

June 17th, 2017

Never sell a covered call option or cash-secured put if there is an earnings report due out prior to[...]


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Selling LEAPS and Covered Call Writing

June 10th, 2017

In our BCI methodology we favor Monthly or Weekly options for our short covered call writing positio[...]


Ask Alan #135 - “Closing a Covered Call Position after Share Price has Moved Up Substantially”

June 7th, 2017

Alan answers a question posed by Roni, who asks: Alan,I bought NFLX on 04/20 @ 141.60, and sold[...]


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