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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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Shorting a Stock: A Viable Bear-Market Strategy?

January 20th, 2018

Our approach to covered call writing and put-selling in bear markets include an arsenal of trading c[...]


Managing Winning Trades for High Implied Volatility Stocks

January 13th, 2018

Covered call writing and cash-secured put-selling are conservative strategies geared to retail inves[...]


Special Recent Posts

Ask Alan #142 - “Evaluating the Cost-To-Close Prior to Contract Expiration”

January 10th, 2018

Alan answers a question posed by Andrew, who asks: I purchased UCTT for $27.90 and wrote an Oct[...]


The Collar Strategy from a Delta Perspective

January 6th, 2018

When covered call writing is combined with protective puts the strategy is known as the collar strat[...]


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