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BCI PODCAST 41 Collar Trades When Call Strikes Move Deep In The Money

Watch Video: Listen To Audio Version: The collar trade is covered call writing with the addition of a protective put. This podcast will focus in on a scenario when the stock price moves well above the call strike using a real-life example with TEAM. Trade calculations, trade management and an introduction to the BCI Collar […]

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BCI PODCAST 40 Covered Puts are Not Cash Secured Puts

Watch Video: Listen To Audio Version: Retail investors may confuse 2 very different strategies that sound the same. Covered puts is a risky strategy that involves shorting a stock and selling a put option. The trader is obligated to replace the “borrowed” stock and buy the shares at the strike price. Selling cash-secured puts is […]

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BCI PODCAST 39: Using the VIX for Strike Price Selection

Watch Video: Listen To Audio Version: Strike price selection for covered call writing and selling cash-secured puts is the 2nd of the 3 required skills. The CBOE Volatility Index or VIX is a key statistic we should evaluate when making these decisions. It should be used in conjunction with overall market assessment, economic data and […]

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BCI PODCAST 38: Evaluating the Cost-To-Close When a Strike Moves Deep In-The-Money

Watch Video: Listen To Audio Version: After entering a covered call trade and the stock price accelerates exponentially, the cost-to-close our position appears prohibitively high. This podcast will use a real-life example with SolarEdge technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: SEDG) to break down the total premium into time-value and intrinsic-value components and detailing if and when to […]

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BCI PODCAST 37: Selling the Same Option Twice in the Same Contract Month

Watch Video: Listen To Audio Version: After entering a covered call trade, share price may decline jeopardizing the success of our trade. Frequently, we must take action to mitigate. This podcast will focus in on the “hitting a double” exit strategy where the short call is bought back and the same option re-sold for a […]

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BCI PODCAST 36. Timing Our Covered Call Trades

Watch Video: Listen To Audio Version: After a stock is purchased, when is the best time to sell the option? Should we wait for share appreciation to make more money on the trade. This podcasts breaks down the 3 possible outcomes and incorporates the option Greeks into our understanding of how and why to manage […]

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BCI PODCAST 35. Covered Call Writing with Biotech Companies

Watch Video: Listen To Audio Version: Selling options against Biotech companies frequently generate impressive premium returns. This podcast will discuss the relationship between implied volatility and option premium. Option calculations, exit, strategies, and chart analysis will be addressed in this presentation BECOME A BCI MEMBER TODAY: PREMIUM MEMBERSHIP SEE BCI COURSE & PRODUCTS : BCI […]

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BCI PODCAST 34. Exit Strategy and Final Covered Call Writing Calculations

Watch Video: Listen To Audio Version: Calculations made for option-selling transactions and total position profit & loss can be quite different. This podcast examines a hypothetical trade that uses the rolling-down and the mid-contract unwind exit strategies. Calculations are discussed at various points in the trades and the Ellman Calculator assist in our trade decisions. […]

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BCI PODCAST 33. Rolling Covered Call Trades Out And Up

Watch Video: Listen To Audio Version: When our strike prices are in-the-money as expiration approaches and we don’t want our shares sold, we must close the current month option and roll to the next month. Rolling can include rolling-out to the same strike or rolling-out-and-up to a higher strike. This podcast breaks down the calculations […]

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BCI PODCAST 32. Covered Call Writing and Blackjack A Valid Analogy?

Watch Video: Listen To Audio Version: Covered call writing and blackjack are certainly different approaches to making money but they do have at least one common thread. Both can be managed to increase returns. Examples of card and trade management are included in this podcast. BECOME A BCI MEMBER TODAY: PREMIUM MEMBERSHIP SEE BCI COURSE […]

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