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Ask Alan # 215: Stock Selection for The Poor Man’s Covered Call

———- The Poor Man’s Covered Call is a covered call writing-like strategy where a long-term deep in-the-money LEAPS option is purchased instead of a stock, making entry into the trade […]

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BCI PODCAST #119: Establishing Our Cost-Basis for Long-Term Holdings

Watch Video: Listen To Audio Version: There are 2 distinct cost-basis scenarios for covered call writing: 1. Trade initiation cost-basis: Stock price at the time of the trade for at-the-money […]

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BCI PODCAST 118: Adjusting Our Portfolio Mix to Achieve Diversification and Cash Allocation

Watch Video: Listen To Audio Version: An analysis of the Dow 30 stocks is highlighted to show how to diversify by stock, industry and allocate a similar amount of cash […]

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BCI PODCAST 117: When a Covered Call Strike Moves $1000.00 In-The-Money

Watch Video: Listen To Audio Version: This actually occurred with Amazon.com. This podcast evaluates the initial trade structuring, calculations, viability of rolling the option as well as lessons learned to […]

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BCI PODCAST 116: How to Execute a Covered Call Trade with a Buy/Write Combination Form

Watch Video: Listen To Audio Version: Covered call writing trades can be implemented in 2 ways. We can use legging-in where the trade is accomplished in 2 distinct trades and […]

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BCI PODCAST 115: Establishing Our Cost Basis When Rolling-Out-And-Up On 2 Different Days

Watch Video: Listen To Audio Version: When calculating our covered call writing trades, we must have a clear idea as to what our cost-basis is at the time of the […]

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BCI PODCAST 114 The Poor Man’s Covered Call Selecting the Best LEAPS Strikes

Watch Video: Listen To Audio Version: When initiating our PMCC trades, we must make sure the long and short call strikes meet our specific initial trade structuring formula. This equation […]

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BCI PODCAST 113: How to Select the Best Strikes for Collar Trades

Watch Video: Listen To Audio Version: Collar trades are covered call writing trades with a protective put. This podcast will discuss strike selection, calculations and rationale for structuring our collar […]

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BCI PODCAST 112: Using Covered Call Options and Stock Dividends in Low Interest Rate 

Watch Video: Listen To Audio Version: This podcast will evaluate the best-performing Dow 30 stocks and craft a 3-income strategy which incorporates share appreciation, option premium and dividend capture. Methodology […]

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BCI PODCAST 111: Rolling Down on a Sharp Market Decline at the end of a Contract

Watch Video: Listen To Audio Version: Exit strategies are critical to achieving the highest degree of trading success. This podcast will highlight a trade executed with XLV where there was […]

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