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BCI PODCAST 80: Using the VIX to Achieve Higher Option-Selling Returns

Watch Video: Listen To Audio Version: Market volatility results in higher option premiums for option-sellers but also represents enhanced risk. This podcast analyzes ways to manage high and low VIX stats using a real-life example with Boyd gaming (BYD). Strike selection, stock selection and initial time-valure return goal range are topics discussed. BECOME A BCI […]

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BCI PODCAST 79: Adjusting Target Goals with ETFs

Watch Video: Listen To Audio Version: Exchange-traded funds represent baskets of stocks. They are generally less volatile than individual stocks and therefore provide lower option premiums. When defining our initial time-value return goal range, we must factor this in so as to properly manage our portfolio results. A real-life example with SPDR% S&P Homebuilders ETF […]

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BCI PODCAST 78: REITS: Good Covered Call Writing Candidates?

Watch Video: Listen To Audio Version: Option-sellers may be attracted to the high dividend yield of real estate investment trusts (REITs).This podcast addresses portfolio diversification, dividend yield, implied volatility and calculations while using PennyMac Mortgage Investment Trust (PMC) as a real-life example. BECOME A BCI MEMBER TODAY: PREMIUM MEMBERSHIP SEE BCI COURSE & PRODUCTS : […]

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BCI PODCAST 77: Buyers Have Rights and Sellers Have Obligations- Covered Call Writing Explained

Watch Video: Listen To Audio Version: This podcast analyzes covered call writing from the perspectives of both buyers and sellers. The personal risk-tolerance of the investor will play a major role in determining how our option trades are structured. A real-life example with CarMax, Inc. (KMX) is highlighted with associared calculations. BECOME A BCI MEMBER […]

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BCI PODCAST 76: 5 Top Myths and Misunderstandings about Covered Call Writing

Watch Video: Listen To Audio Version: This podcast will debunk 5 of the most common myths associated with covered call writing. Option exercise, stock selection and earnings reports will be part of the presentation. BECOME A BCI MEMBER TODAY: PREMIUM MEMBERSHIP SEE BCI COURSE & PRODUCTS : BCI STORE  — STOCKS,TRADING,STOCK MARKET,COVERED CALLS,covered call writing,Axsome,Therapeutics,Ellman […]

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BCI PODCAST 75: Reverse Stock Splits Understanding Contract Adjustments

Watch Video: Listen To Audio Version: Certain corporate events will result in the Options Clearing Corporations to adjust our option contract components. These include stock splits, mergers and acquisitions, 1-time cash dividends and reverse stock splits. BECOME A BCI MEMBER TODAY: PREMIUM MEMBERSHIP SEE BCI COURSE & PRODUCTS : BCI STORE  — STOCKS,TRADING,STOCK MARKET,COVERED CALLS,covered […]

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BCI PODCAST 74: Strike Selection Using Technical Analysis and Market Assessment

Watch Video: Listen To Audio Version: Covered call writing strike selection is based on the technical price chart, overall market assessment, personal risk-tolerance and strategy time-value return goals. This podcast will focus on technical analysis and market assessment. Price charts, calculations and guidelines will be established using a real-life example with Quidel Corp. (Nasdaq: QDEL). […]

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BCI PODCAST #73: Mid Contract Unwind Exit Strategy at the End of a Contract

Watch Video: Listen To Audio Version: Covered call writing exit strategies will help elevate our returns to the highest possible levels. The mid-contract unwind exit strategy is usually reserved for early-to-late in a monthly contract but there are scenarios when it has application late in a contract. This podcast discusses how COVID-19, implied volatility and […]

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BCI PODCAST 72 Rolling Covered Call Options on Expiration Friday

Watch Video: Listen To Audio Version: When our covered call strikes are in-the-money as expiration approaches, we can avoid exercise by rolling the option. We can roll-out to the next month same strikes or roll-out-and-up to the next month higher strike. We always roll-out to an in-the-money strike but can roll-out-and-up to an in-the-money, at-the-money […]

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BCI PODCAST 71: Dividend Yield Should Be a Secondary Factor for Covered Call Writing

Watch Video: Listen To Audio Version: The BCI methodology screens stocks for option-selling using fundamental analysis, technical analysis and common-sense principles (like minimum trading volume). Using high dividend yield as a primary selection factor can be enticing but can also lead to poor trading decisions. This podcast will use MPLX as real-life example to detail […]

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