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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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BCI PODCAST 94: Covered Call Writing Net Debit Limit Orders

Watch Video: Listen To Audio Version: Covered call trades can be executed by “legging-in” which is buying the stock and selling the call option in 2 distinct trades. This podcast will discuss another way to enter a covered call trade using a “buy-write combination form” where the 2 legs are executed simultaneously using a “net […]

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BCI PODCAST 93: WHEN CALL STRIKES MOVE DEEP ITM EARLY IN A CONTRACT

Watch Video: Listen To Audio Version: After entering a covered call trade and share price accelerates substantially, the strike is deep ITM. There are 3 potential paths to follow which are explored in this video: 1. The mid-contract unwind exit strategy 2. Rolling the option 3. Take no action and “allow” assignment A real-life example […]

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BCI PODCAST 92: Selling Deep OTM Cash-Secured Puts to Create High-Probability Returns

Watch Video: Listen To Audio Version: Using weekly deep out-of-the-money cash-secured puts with Deltas of less than 10 can generate significant annualized returns with greater than 90% probability of success. This podcast uses a real-life example from one of Alan’s portfolios with Apple Computer that incorporates both initial structuring and exit strategy implementation. – – […]

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BCI PODCAST 91: Portfolio Overwriting Analyzed

Watch Video: Listen To Audio Version: When seeking to generate additional income by writing covered calls on long-term buy-and-hold securities, there is a specific approach we use for covered call writing. Strike selection and position management are specific to our strategy goals. This podcast uses a real-life example with Apple Computer to show strike selection […]

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BCI PODCAST 90: Entering a Collar Trade

Watch Video: Listen To Audio Version: This podcast will detail the 3 legs of a collar trade and how to determine the best option strike prices to use. The calculations will be shown using the BCI Collar Calculator which will show maximum gain and loss. A real-life example with SLV will be used to bring […]

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BCI Podcast 89: Am I Losing Money When I Buy Back My Deep ITM Covered Call Options?

Watch Video: Listen To Audio Version: Closing a deep ITM call option may appear quite expensive on the surface. However, when we break down the calculations and evaluate both legs of a covered call trade, the results may tell a different story. A real-life example with SolarEdge Technologies, Ind. (SEDG) is used to demonstrate such […]

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BCI PODCAST 88: Creating a Portfolio of Weekly Cash-Secured Puts

Watch Video: Listen To Audio Version: Whether we are seeking to generate significant cash-flow or to buy a stock at a discount, selling put options can be an enticing low-risk strategy This podcast will detail the reasons we should consider selling cash-secured puts using a real-life example with Square, Inc. (SQ) by selling weekly out-of-the-money […]

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BCI PODCAST 87: Bear Market Concerns and Our Option Selling Portfolios

Watch Video: Listen To Audio Version: Our option-selling portfolios can be crafted to all market conditions. This podcast will address the structuring techniques we can use in challenging market conditions. These will include strike price selection, Beta decisions, implied volatility decisions, the use of ETFs, the incorporation of protective puts and the PCP (wheel) strategy. […]

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