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Using Technical Analysis to Enhance Our Covered Call Writing and Cash-Secured Put Trades

click ↑ 4 Featured In our BCI methodology, there is a 3-pronged approach to our stock screening process: This article will focus on technical analysis and will utilize real-life examples […]

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Using Technical Analysis for Our Stock & Option Selection in Covered Call Writing Trades

In our BCI methodology, we have a 3-pronged approach to stock selection for our covered call writing trades: Fundamental analysis Technical analysis Common-sense principles (minimum trading volume, avoiding earnings reports, […]

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Technical Analysis for Options: A Real-Life Example with Deckers Outdoor Corp. (NYSE: DECK)

In our BCI methodology, we use a 3-pronged approach to screening for our covered call writing and put-selling portfolios: Fundamental analysis (sales & earnings Technical analysis (trend, volume and momentum) […]

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Technical Analysis and Our Option-Selling Portfolios: A Real-Life Example with Matador Resources Company (NYSE: MTDR)

BCI has a 3-pronged approach to screening for our covered call writing and put-selling watchlists. These include fundamental analysis, common-sense principles (like minimum average trading volume) and technical analysis. When […]

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Should Good News Discourage Us From Entering a Covered Call Trade?

We examine the BCI Premium Stock Report on the Sunday May 23, 2021, after expiration Friday, for our Monday trade selections. One of the securities we choose is Applied Materials, […]

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Best Technology ETFs for Our Option-Selling Portfolios: QQQ and XLK

When seeking to add a technology presence to our covered call writing and put-selling portfolios, we can do so by using exchange-traded funds (ETFs) based on technology benchmarks. Two such […]

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Can Price Movement Be Explained by Profit-Taking?: A Real-Life Example with Global X Funds Infrastructure Dev. (PAVE)

On April 8,2021, Nathan shared with me his covered call writing trade with PAVE which was initiated 3 days earlier. This exchange-traded fund had a strong technical chart but the […]

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How to Set Up a Portfolio of Nasdaq and S&P 500 Stocks in a User-Friendly Approach

Covered call writers and sellers of cash-secured puts know the importance of portfolio diversification. If one security under-performs, the others can compensate. This article will demonstrate how to craft a […]

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Holding a Stock Through an Earnings Report: A Real-Life Example with Atlassian Corp. (Nasdaq: TEAM)

Covered call writers are frequently faced with scenarios when earnings reports are due out on securities where we have long-term bullish assumptions. In October 2019, Mark shares with me a […]

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How to Use Technical Analysis and Market Assessment for Strike Selection Guidance

Strike price selection is the second required skill for our covered call writing and put-selling portfolios. Stock (and ETF) selection and position management (exit strategies) are the other two. This […]

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