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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.

Here are some of the latest posts:

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ASK ALAN #152 Covered Call Writing with Only One Underlying Security

November 14th, 2018

Alan answers a question posed by Paul, who asks: I am retired and new to covered call writing. [...]


Price Charts Tell a Story and Provide Guidance in Formulating Our Investment Strategies

November 10th, 2018

Technical analysis is one of the critical tools available to us in selecting the best stocks for our[...]


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After-Hours Bid - Ask Spreads Can Be Deceiving

November 3rd, 2018

One of the BCI guidelines for selling covered call and cash-secured put options is that we require a[...]


Dow 30 Stocks and Covered Call Writing: Implementing the Premium Blue Chip Report

October 27th, 2018

The risk inherent in covered call writing and put-selling is related to price decline in the underly[...]


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