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BCI PODCAST 104: Special 1 Time Dividends and Contract Adjustments

Watch Video: Listen To Audio Version: Special 1-time cash and equity dividends will result in option contract adjustments. The Options Clearing Corporation (OCC) will make the alterations such that buyers and sellers of calls and put remain “whole” Ticker symbols and deliverables may change or tickers may stay the same while strikes are reduced. 2 […]

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BCI PODCAST 103: The Collar Strategy Using Long-Term Put Expirations

Watch Video: Listen To Audio Version: This podcast discusses the pros and cons when using longer-term put expirations with our collar trades. These are covered call writing trades with additional protective puts. The BCI Collar Calculator will assist with the trade returns which, on the surface, appear impressive but the negatives will also be discussed. […]

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BCI PODCAST 102: Analyzing Market Assessment Based on Portfolio Setup

Watch Video: Listen To Audio Version: This podcast represents an analysis of the investor’s thought process based on examination of the stocks and options selected for this covered call writing portfolio. Included in the podcast are discussions of personal risk-tolerance, implied volatility, initial time-value returns, the “moneyness” of options, price charts and calculations with the […]

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BCI PODCAST 101: Covered Call Writing: “Hitting a Double” on the Last day of a Contract

Watch Video: Listen To Audio Version: One of our covered call writing exit strategy opportunities involves closing the original option and re-selling it a second time, thereby generating 2 income streams in the same contract month. In the BCI methodology, this is referred to as “Hitting a Double” This podcast shows a real-life example with […]

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BCI PODCAST 100: Analyzing LEAPS for The Poor Man’s Covered call Strategy (PMCC)

Watch Video: Listen To Audio Version: The PMCC allows investors to enter a covered call at a much lower cost than traditional covered call writing. There are pros and cons to this strategy. This podcast will detail how to use Delta to assist in the selection of our long LEAPS position. What is the best […]

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BCI PODCAST 99: Anatomy of a Reverse Stock Split

Watch Video: Listen To Audio Version: Various corporate events like stock splits, mergers and acquisitions will results in share price changes that require the Options Clearing Corporation to adjust option contracts such that buyers and sellers of calls and puts are made whole. This podcast focuses in on reverse stocks splits, ther reasons they are […]

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BCI PODCAST 98: Analyzing LEAPS Options for the Poor Man’s Covered Call

Watch Video: Listen To Audio Version: The Poor Man’s Covered call strategy uses LEAPS options as a replacement for stock and ETF shares. The cost to enter the trade is much lower than using traditional covered call writing. of course, there are pros & cons to this PMCC strategy. This podcast addresses how to select […]

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BCI PODCAST 97: Managing Our Poor Man’s Covered Call Trades When Share Price Drops Substantially

Watch Video: Listen To Audio Version: Exit strategies for our option-selling trades is a critical aspect for successful investing. When there is a precipitous drop in share price such that it is trading below the (once) deep in-the-money LEAPS strike, we can close the entire position or roll-down to lower but still out-of-the-money short call […]

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BCI PODCAST 96: Protecting Our Covered Call Trades: Protective Puts and In-the-Money Strikes

Watch Video: Listen To Audio Version: Covered call writing is a low-risk option-selling strategy that can be crafted into an even more defensive strategy. In this podcast¬† two such approaches are discussed. First, adding a protective put to the trade, a strategy known as the “collar.” An alternative approach, using in-the-money call options, where intrinsic […]

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BCI PODCAST 95: Covered Call Writing to Generate Premium and Dividend Income

Watch Video: Listen To Audio Version: A covered call writing strategy can be crafted to generate 3 income streams: 1. Option premium 2. Share appreciation when using out-of-the-money call options 3. Dividend income This podcast will focus in on TLT a treasury-based exchange-traded fund that generate 12 dividends per calendar year. There will be discussions […]

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