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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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Establishing Our Option-Selling Goals: Total Portfolio Versus Individual Stock Perspectives

September 22nd, 2018

When selling covered call and put options we must first establish our initial time value return goal[...]


Buying Low and Selling High Also Applies to Option-Selling

September 15th, 2018

Covered call writers hold two positions. We are long (own) the stock and short (sold) the call optio[...]


Special Recent Posts

Ask Alan #150: Comparing Index Options and Stock Options

September 12th, 2018

Alan answers a question posed by Jordan, who asks: I am soaking in all the information on your [...]


Compounding Our Option-Selling Profits To The Highest Levels

September 8th, 2018

Covered call writing and selling cash-secured puts are cash-generating strategies. These profits can[...]


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