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Our community is built upon the investment strategies and “how-to” trading techniques of Alan Ellman. Just like you, he utilized the power of self-education and became a successful “do-it-yourselfer” in the stock market. Over the years he has written three books on the topic of Covered Call Writing:

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Cashing In On Covered Calls

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Exit Strategies For Covered Call Writing

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Alan Ellman’s Complete Encyclopedia for Covered Call Writing

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Since 2008, Alan has been writing weekly articles in the blog.  You can receive notification of all blog post releases via our email newsletter.

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Interpreting Exit Strategy Calculations Versus Final Calculations

July 13th, 2019

Mastering option calculations is an essential skill needed to attain the very highest covered call w[...]

Ask Alan #160 - Comparing Protective Puts and Position Unwinding as Strike Moves Deep In-The-Money

July 10th, 2019

Alan answers a question posed by Doug, who asks: Alan, What are your thoughts on the following[...]

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Covered Call Writing with a Biotech Company: A Real-Life Example with Argenx (NASDAQ: ARGX)

July 6th, 2019

Covered call writing (as well as put-selling) premiums are directly related to the implied volatilit[...]

In-The-Money Covered Calls: Intrinsic Value Protects Time Value: A Real-Life Example with TEAM + New Tool Coming Soon

June 29th, 2019

Meaningful option calculations are essential in determining if the premiums meet our covered call wr[...]

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