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covered call writing and earnings reports

Earnings Reports And Covered Call Writing In Our BCI Methodology

In our BCI methodology, our covered call writing strategy has several guidelines and one rule. The rule is to never sell a covered call option when there is an upcoming […]

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rolling out and covered call writing

Rolling Weekly Options & Covered Call Writing

The stock option strategies in our BCI methodology are based on years and decades of real-life trading experience. The information detailed in my books and DVDs is geared to giving […]

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Weekly options and covered writing

Weekly Options: Standard And Expanded Expirations

Selling 1-month options is a core principle in the BCI methodology for covered call writing. As interest in stock options has been growing exponentially so have the number and type […]

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Technical analysis and covered call writing

Technical Analysis and Covered Call Decisions: Looking Back At KORS

Technical analysis is an integral part of our covered call writing decisions for both stock and option selections. It also impacts our exit strategy decisions. KORS has been a favorite […]

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Coveredc call writing and contract adjustments

Covered Call Writing And Contract Adjustments + Our Premium Report Is Getting Even Better

Options Trading Basics includes the fact that one options contract incorporates 100 shares of the underlying security. The right or the obligation is for the purchase or sale of 100 […]

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Portfolio overwriting and ex-dividend dates

Using Covered Call Writing To Increase The Returns From A Buy And Hold Portfolio: Part II

Last week I wrote Part I of an article on portfolio overwriting, a covered call-like strategy for buy and hold portfolios. In today’s article I will walk you through the […]

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portfolio overwriting and ex-dividend dates

Using Covered Call Writing To Increase The Returns From A Buy And Hold Portfolio: Part I

Covered call writing is a conservative strategy that encompasses a great deal of inherent application flexibility. In my first 3 books and DVD Programs I have discussed the use of […]

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Expiration dates for covered call writing

Covered Call Writing: 1-Month vs. 2-Month Expiration Dates

Two of the cornerstones of the BCI methodology for covered call writing involves selling options with 1-month expirations and avoiding earnings reports. Several of our astute members have inquired about […]

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bid-ask spreads and limit orders

“Negotiating” The Best Prices When Buying And Selling Options

Our covered call writing strategy involves both buying and selling options. Mastering our options trade executions can bring our profit level to even higher levels. We know that a general […]

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Leveraged ETFs and covered call writing

The Mechanics Of Leveraged Exchange-Traded Funds: Appropriate For Covered Call Writers?

Our premium members receive a weekly report of exchange-traded funds (ETFs) appropriate for covered call writing. These lists will never include a leveraged ETF because we  feel that these securities […]

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