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Post-Earnings Opportunities: A Real-Life Example with NVIDIA Corp. (Nasdaq: NVDA)

click ↑ 4 Featured Always avoid having an option in place if there is an upcoming earnings report prior to contract expiration. This applies to covered call writing and selling cash-secured puts as it […]

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Combining Covered Call Writing and Selling Cash-Secured Puts

click ↑ 4 Featured When we integrate both covered call writing and selling cash-secured puts into one multi-tiered option selling strategy, we have our Put-Call-Put or PCP Strategy. Outside the BCI […]

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Using Weekly Options During Earnings Season: A Real-Life Example with RingCentral, Inc. (NYSE: RNG)

click ↑ 4 Featured Populating our covered call writing and put-selling monthly portfolios during earnings season can be challenging as we seek to avoid companies about to report earnings. This is […]

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Using the BCI Trade Management Calculator to Mitigate Losses + BCI-Only Webinar Registration Link

click ↑ 4 Featured Our covered call writing positions are at risk when share price declines substantially. We do have, however, our exit strategy arsenal to protect against catastrophic losses. […]

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How to Calculate Rolling-Up Cash-Secured Put Trades: The BCI Trade Management Calculator + $50.00 Discount Coupon

click ↑ 4 Featured When we roll-up our cash-secured put trades, we are required to place additional cash into our brokerage accounts to secure the higher strike 2nd trade. This […]

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How to Use Stock Options to Lower Our Breakeven Price Points: The Stock Repair Strategy

click ↑ 4 Featured Stock options can be used to mitigate losses on shares we own at a higher price than current market value. Some investors will buy more shares […]

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Analyzing the Pros & Cons of Rolling-Up a Covered Call Trade + Expected Price Movement Calculator Now Available

click ↑ 4 Featured There are times when our covered call writing trades turn out much better than anticipated, and share price rises exponentially after trade entry. Barry R. shared […]

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Is Covered Call Writing an Option Zero-Sum Strategy? + See Our New “Featured Product” Section

click ↑ 4 Featured Covered call writing is not a zero-sum strategy. Both the option-seller (call writer … us) and the call buyer can be successful. This article will provide […]

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Collar Calculations Using the BCI Trade Management Calculator

The Collar Strategy is a covered call writing-like strategy where a protective put is added to the trade, thereby establishing a floor and a ceiling with a maximum gain and […]

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When Should I Take My Profits with a Successful Covered Call Writing Trade?

Which %, if any, of our original covered call writing initial time-value return, should we use to close both legs of the trade, and guarantee a realized return? 60%? 75%? […]

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