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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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Selecting Deep In-The-Money Strikes: A Real-Life Example

April 21st, 2018

Option selection is the second required skill when selling call and put options. On 9/26/2017, Georg[...]


Writing Naked Calls on Poorly-Performing Stocks

April 14th, 2018

Selling covered calls and cash-secured puts are the main strategies highlighted in our BCI community[...]


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Ask Alan #145 - Evaluating a Losing Covered Call Trade

April 11th, 2018

Alan answers a question posed by Kevin, who asks: Most of my trades have been winning ones but [...]


Inverse Exchange-Traded Funds versus Shorting Stocks

April 7th, 2018

In bear markets, one of the tools we can benefit from with our covered call writing and put-selling [...]


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