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Selling Cash-Secured Puts: 2 Favorable Outcomes

click ↑ 4 Featured When we sell cash-secured puts (CSPs), we are getting paid to undertake the contractual obligation to buy the holders shares at a price that we (the […]

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Risk-Reward Profile When Rolling-Up Our Cash-Secured Put Trades

click ↑ 4 Featured One of our available cash-secured put trade exit strategies is rolling-up to generate an additional income stream (or multiple income streams). The disadvantage of this position […]

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How to Manage Near-The-Money Put Strikes as Expiration Approaches

click ↑ 4 Featured Many option traders who sell cash-secured puts prefer not to take possession of the underlying shares. Typically, when a trade is structured, the strike is out-of-the-money […]

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How to Establish a Bear Market Cash-Secured Put Trade

click ↑ 4 Featured In bear and volatile market conditions, we may opt to take a defensive posture with our cash-secured put trades. One technique to accomplish this conservative approach […]

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How to Use the BCI Portfolio Setup Spreadsheet to Craft Our Put-Selling Portfolios

When we plan our covered call writing and cash-secured puts trades, we must focus in on diversification and cash allocation. In order to accomplish these goals, in April 2023, BCI […]

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The Collar Strategy: 2 BCI Spreadsheets: A Real-Life Example with Crocs, Inc. (Nasdaq: CROX)

The collar strategy is a covered call writing-like strategy where a protective put is added to the covered call trade, creating a 3-leg trade. BCI has developed 2 calculators that […]

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Selling Cash-Secured Puts: Part II

In our last blog publication, 2 put applications were discussed: traditional put-selling and the PCP (wheel) Strategy. In this week’s article, 3 more approaches will be reviewed. Selling cash-secured puts: […]

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Selling Cash-Secured Puts: Multiple Applications: Part I + Tuesday’s Webinar Registration Link

Selling cash-secured puts is a low-risk option-selling strategy where the seller undertakes the contractual obligations to buy shares at the strike price, by the expiration date. In return for undertaking […]

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Establishing 84% Probability of Success Put Trades in Bear Markets

Selling deep out-of-the-money cash-secured puts in bear markets will provide us with additional protection to the downside in return for lower, but still significant, option returns. This article will highlight […]

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How to Enter and Archive Cash-Secured Put Trades Around an Earnings Report

In last week’s segment, I posted a series of cash-secured put trades with Etsy, Inc. (Nasdaq: ETSY). Some trades were executed before an earnings report and a few post-earnings. This […]

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