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BCI PODCAST 124: Dividends and After-Hours News Causing Exercise of OTM Call Strikes

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The main reasons for exercise of our covered call options includes the strike ending in-the-money upon contract expiration, exercise due to and ex-dividend date and investor error. This podcast highlights an interesting exception to these scenarios. After-hours news along with market-maker flexibility with the OCC is discussed. These links are also mentioned in the podcast:

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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.

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