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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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Why Covered Call Writing Outperforms the Overall Market

January 12th, 2019

Why should we spend the time to educate ourselves on how to implement and manage covered call writin[...]


Ask Alan #154 - Huge profits Resulting in Unhappy Investors

January 9th, 2019

Alan answers a question posed by Gene, who asks: On September 24th, 2018 I bought 11,000 shares[...]


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"Hitting a Double" Calculations with The Ellman Calculator

January 5th, 2019

One of the BCI exit strategies that helps distinguish us from all other covered call writers is know[...]


Managing Earnings Reports on Long-Term Holdings

December 29th, 2018

Never sell a covered call or put option when there is an earnings report due to be reported prior to[...]


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