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What is a SPAC (Special Purpose Acquisition Company)?

Are SPACs reliable candidates for our covered call writing and put-selling portfolios? This article will define and explain the anatomy of a SPAC so we can decide if they deserve a place in our conservative option-selling portfolios.   SPAC defined This is a company with no commercial operations (products or services) that is created to […]

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ASK ALAN #181​ How Delta Factors into our Strike Price Selection

Alan answers a question posed by Vinh, who asks: Alan, I am new member. I would like to ask how much Delta to use to enter a covered call trade for in-the-money strikes to get adequate protection. I am looking at AMD trading at $50.10 for the July 17, 2020 contracts. Thanks, Vinh ——— It’s […]

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BCI PODCAST 51 Timing Our Covered Call Trades

Watch Video: Listen To Audio Version: After buying a stock, should we wait for additional share appreciation before selling the option? A real-life example will; be analyzed using FB showing the potential pros and cons of this approach and the possibility of exit strategy opportunities lost when increasing the risk in this low-risk strategy. BECOME […]

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