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Ask Alan #202 – Cash Secured Put Rolling Trade Entries and Calculations

Alan answers a question posed by Don, who asks:

I need some help entering a rolling-out-and-down put trade with using the Trade Management Calculator. I’m not sure how to handle this since there are 2 different expiration dates. I’ve attached the trades.
Thank you,


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About Alan Ellman

Alan Ellman loves options trading so much he has written four top selling books on the topic of selling covered calls, one about put-selling and a sixth book about long-term investing. Alan is a national speaker for The Money Show, The Stock Traders Expo and the American Association of Individual Investors. He also writes financial columns for both US and International publications along with his own award-winning blog.. He is a retired dentist, a personal fitness trainer, successful real estate investor, but he is known mostly for his practical and successful stock option strategies.

One Response to “Ask Alan #202 – Cash Secured Put Rolling Trade Entries and Calculations”

  1. Barry B January 14, 2023 10:59 pm

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