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I Made a Lot of Money, So Why Am I Crying?

click ↑ 4 Featured Covered call writing trades have 2 components: we are long the stock and short the option. When evaluating the success or lack thereof for our trades, […]

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Calculating Our Rolling-Out Trades: 2 Approaches Using the BCI Trade Management Calculator (TMC)

click ↑ 4 Featured When we roll-out our covered call writing trades, the initial strike is in-the-money (ITM) as expiration is approaching and we made a decision to retain the underlying security […]

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Rolling-Up Covered Call Trades in the Same Contract Cycle

click ↑ 4 Featured We enter a covered call writing trade, and share price accelerates exponentially. What exit strategy opportunities are available, if any? This article will discuss the mid-contract unwind (MCU) […]

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Evaluating the Time Value Cost-To-Close to Assist in Covered Call Trade Decisions

click ↑ 4 Featured We enter a covered call trade and share price rises exponentially, leaving the strike deep in-of-the-money (ITM). Should we close the position since we cannot benefit […]

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Analyzing and Correcting Our Covered Call Writing Mistakes + Last Chance to Register for BCI Webinar

click ↑ 4 Featured When we execute our covered call writing trades, we base our decisions on sound fundamental, technical and common-sense principles. To master our option strategies and elevate […]

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Rolling-Out-And-Up to In-The-Money Strikes

click ↑ 4 Featured Using covered call writing exit strategies is an essential skillset needed to achieve the highest possible returns. The calculations for rolling-out-and-up to in-the-money call (ITM) strikes is a […]

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Rolling-Out Decisions for Our Covered Call Writing Trades: 3 Strategies Analyzed

click ↑ 4 Featured When our covered call writing strikes are expiring in-the-money (with intrinsic-value), our shares will be sold at the strike price. We may opt to retain the shares […]

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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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