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## Closing A Covered Call Writing Position Mid-Contract: A Real Life Example

The use of exit strategies will elevate our profits to the highest possible levels. Mastering the skill of position management is one of the main reasons why Blue Collar Investors […]

## Combining Technical Analysis And Market Assessment To Determine Strike Selection

Mastering stock and strike price selection are key components in successful covered call writing. There is no one factor that will dictate our choices but rather a mosaic of bits […]

## Deep In-The-Money Strikes: A Can’t Lose Strategy?

Covered call writing is a strategy we use to generate consistent monthly cash flow, re-invest profits and ultimately to become financially independent. We strive to beat the market by using […]

## Covered Call Writing With A Twist: Selling 2 Calls Per 100 Shares

Covered call writing is a strategy that can be applied in several different manners. I have written about generating monthly cash flow, the main reason we use this great strategy. […]

## LEAPS As Stock Surrogates And Covered Call Writing

LEAPS are long-term options with expirations usually greater than 1 year. Some investors buy LEAPS instead of stocks to then write covered calls on this leveraged type of security. This […]

## Calculating Protective Puts: The Collar Strategy

Covered call exit strategies plays a major role in mitigating losses in our BCI methodology. In most cases, we can keep losses to a minimum, turn losses into gains and […]

## Exit Strategy Calculations vs. Final Calculations

Mastering options calculations is an essential skill needed to attain the very highest covered call writing returns. Although the Ellman Calculator will do most of the heavy lifting for us, […]

## Option Premiums: How Intrinsic Value Protects Time Value

Meaningful option calculations are essential in determining if the premiums meet our goals. To this end, we must understand the mathematics of these calculations to become elite covered call writers. […]

## Early Exercise: I Don’t Want To Sell My AAPL Shares

Covered call writing obligates us to sell our shares to the option buyer at any time up to 4PM ET on expiration Friday should the buyer choose to exercise those options. […]

## Achieving The Highest Covered Call Writing Returns Using The Blackjack Analogy

Covered call writers and all investors using stock options strategies have one thing in common: we all want to achieve the highest possible returns within the framework of our own […]