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What is the Single Best Delta to Use When Selecting My Covered Call Writing Strikes? Answer: None

This is one of the most frequently asked questions I receive from covered call writers all over the world. Should I use a 40-Delta? 35-Delta? Higher? Lower? The focus is […]

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BCI PODCAST 108 Establishing Our Cost-Basis in a Multi-Step Managed Trade

Watch Video: Listen To Audio Version: Using the correct cost-basis statistic is critical to our option-selling success. This podcast will highlight the appropriate cost-basis when initiating a covered call writing […]

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The Collar Strategy: 2 BCI Spreadsheets: A Real-Life Example with Crocs, Inc. (Nasdaq: CROX)

The collar strategy is a covered call writing-like strategy where a protective put is added to the covered call trade, creating a 3-leg trade. BCI has developed 2 calculators that […]

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BCI PODCAST 107: Even and Odd Stock Splits Understanding Contract Adjustments

Watch Video: Listen To Audio Version: Corporate events like mergers and acquisitions, special 1-time dividends and stock splits will result in changing parameters of our option contracts. This can become […]

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How to Create 3-Income Producing Portfolios Using Covered Call Writing and Dividend Generating Stocks

Covered call writing is a low-risk cash-flow strategy that can also create the potential of a 2nd income stream when using out-of-the-money (OTM) strikes which can also produce potential income […]

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Selling Cash-Secured Puts: Part II

In our last blog publication, 2 put applications were discussed: traditional put-selling and the PCP (wheel) Strategy. In this week’s article, 3 more approaches will be reviewed. Selling cash-secured puts: […]

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Selling Cash-Secured Puts: Multiple Applications: Part I + Tuesday’s Webinar Registration Link

Selling cash-secured puts is a low-risk option-selling strategy where the seller undertakes the contractual obligations to buy shares at the strike price, by the expiration date. In return for undertaking […]

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3 Approaches to Strike Selection When Portfolio Overwriting Existing Stocks: A Real-Life Example with Dow, Inc. (NYSE: DOW) + July 11th Webinar Registration Link

Portfolio overwriting is a covered call writing-like strategy where deep out-of-the-money (OTM) calls are sold against our long-term buy-and-hold securities. Typically, these stocks and exchange-traded funds (ETFs) are of a […]

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Should I Allow Exercise & Repurchase the Stock or Roll the Option?: A Real-Life Example with Tesla, Inc. (Nasdaq: TSLA)

The crafting and managing of our covered call writing trades are directly dependent on our pre-defined goals. In this article, we will analyze a TSLA covered call trade where the […]

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BCI PODCAST 106: “Hitting a Double” with Procter & Gamble: A Covered Call Writing Exit Strategy

Watch Video: Listen To Audio Version: Managing our covered call trades with exit strategies will allow us to maximize our returns as we mitigate losses and enhance gains. In this […]

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