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BCI PODCAST 52. Making Money Selling Options with Technology Stocks

Watch Video: Listen To Audio Version: Selling options using large-cap tech companies like Apple or Amazon and many others can be challenging due to the high cost. Using the exchange-traded fund, QQQ, is a great way to accomplish these strategies at a relatively low-cost and still have the large-cap tech presence. Option-chains, calculators and annualized […]

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BCI PODCAST 51 Timing Our Covered Call Trades

Watch Video: Listen To Audio Version: After buying a stock, should we wait for additional share appreciation before selling the option? A real-life example will; be analyzed using FB showing the potential pros and cons of this approach and the possibility of exit strategy opportunities lost when increasing the risk in this low-risk strategy. BECOME […]

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BCI PODCAST 50 Exit strategies Must Be Timed Properly

Watch Video: Listen To Audio Version: To become an elite option-seller, we must master the 3-required skills… stock selection, option-selection and position management. With exit strategies, not only do we have to know which ones will enhance the current trade status but also how and when to implement them. This podcast will show a real-life […]

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BCI PODCAST 49 Analyzing a Multi Leg Covered Call Rolling Down Series of Trades

Watch Video: Listen To Audio Version: Exit strategies can turn losing trades into profitable ones. This podcast will show a real-life example with NIKE Corp. (NYSE: NKE) where Alan rolled down twice in the latter part of a contract and put cash in his pocket on a stock that declined in value. The 20%/10% guidelines […]

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BCI PODCAST 48 Rolling Deep OTM Cash Secured Puts

Watch Video: Listen To Audio Version: When stock price moves up, put value moves down. After selling an OTM cash-secured put, if share price appreciates significantly, we can close it for a small percentage of the original option sale. This podcast focuses in on whether it makes sense to roll that option up to a […]

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BCI PODCAST 47 Rolling Up in the Same Contract Month

Watch Video: Listen To Audio Version: Position management is a critical aspect of covered call writing success. The key is to identify when these opportunities present and how and why to implement them. There are times when no action is the best choice. In this podcast, a real-life example with KMX is used to show […]

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BCI PODCAST 46 Should Delta Be the Sole Criteria for Covered Call Writing Strike Selection

Watch Video: Listen To Audio Version: I am often asked, “What Delta should I use for my covered call strikes?” This podcast discusses how strategy goals, not Delta stats, should impact our option strike selections. Initial time-value return goal range, market assessment and personal risk-tolerance are emphasized. BECOME A BCI MEMBER TODAY: PREMIUM MEMBERSHIP SEE […]

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BCI PODCAST 45 Implied Volatility and Expected price Movement During the Life of Option Contracts

Watch Video: Listen To Audio Version: Implied volatility (IV) is a critical concept to option traders. There are some misconceptions regarding the significance of these IV stats. This podcast will define IV and use a real-life example with an exchange-traded fund to show the expected price movement during the remaining 20-days of the option contract. […]

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BCI PODCAST 44 Can We Use ITM Strikes to Create a No Risk Covered Call Strategy?

Watch Video: Listen To Audio Version: This podcast will dissect a proposed no-risk strategy involving closing a covered call trade when share price moves to breakeven. A real-life example with PayPal Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: PYPL) is used to consider intrinsic-value, time-value as well as covered call writing calculations. BECOME A BCI MEMBER TODAY: PREMIUM MEMBERSHIP […]

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BCI PODCAST 43 Converting a Covered Call Trade to a Collar Trade

Watch Video: Listen To Audio Version: When share price moves well above a covered call strike, we may decide to lock in a large percentage of the unrealized profit by purchasing a protective put, converting it to a collar trade. This podcast compares this conversion to closing the entire trade. Is there a 3rd choice? […]

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