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How Our Trade Orders Are Executed For Covered Call Writing

Executing our stock and call option trades is fast and efficient. But what actually goes on behind the scenes after we enter market or limit orders? Once we type our […]

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Playing the Bid-Ask Spread When Selling Covered Call Options

An integral aspect of our options trade executions is to sell at the “bid” and buy at the “ask”. Many times we can “negotiate” the bid to a higher price […]

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Analyzing a Covered Call Trade by Barry Bergman, Director of Research, The Blue Collar Investor Corp.

Covered call writing trades can be analyzed from many perspectives. Each analysis represents an enlightening experience as we all learn from each other and share ideas and conclusions. We recently […]

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Covered Call Writing: Types of Customer Orders

Executing covered call trades begins when we instruct our online discount brokers what we want them to do for us. When instructing our online discount broker as to the actions […]

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Types of Customer Orders plus Update on BCSI

When instructing our online discount broker as to the actions we want taken, we submit a customer order. These orders can take several different forms depending on our investment strategies […]

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The Show or Fill Rule- More Cash for Us! plus a Spreadsheet for I-T-M Strikes

When David did battle with Goliath, he used the leverage of his slingshot to overcome overwhelming odds. In much the same way we, as Blue Collar Investors, must use every […]

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Types of Customer Orders plus Industry in the Spotlight

When instructing our online discount broker as to the actions we want taken, we submit a customer order. These orders can take several different forms depending on our investment strategies […]

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Stop Loss Orders- Should We Use Them When Selling Covered Calls?

I am continually finding myself impressed with the level of knowledge of my fellow Blue Collar Investors. One question that has been coming up lately relates to the use of stop loss […]

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