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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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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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Mean Analyst Rating (MAR): A New Addition to Our Premium Reports

March 23rd, 2019

The screening process for option-selling watchlists include fundamental analysis, technical analysis[...]


An Annualized Return of 5000% and Feeling Miserable: Interpreting Our Covered Call Trades

March 16th, 2019

Whether we are using covered call writing, put-selling or any other investment strategy, investor in[...]


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Ask Alan #156 - Should I Roll My Expiring Out-Of-The-Money Weekly Option?

March 13th, 2019

Alan answers a question posed by Edmond, who asks: Alan, I have been writing Weekly options on[...]


Strike Price Selection When Selling Cash-Secured Puts: A Real-Life Example with WWE

March 9th, 2019

Strike price selection is one of the 3-required skills when selling covered calls or cash-secured pu[...]


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