beginners corner
Tag Archives: Covered Calls
Selling call and put options

When Do We Sell Our Covered Call Writing Stocks?

Covered call writers know how important exit strategies are to our ultimate success. Position management skills must be activated when share price rises or falls dramatically and when dividends become […]

23 Comments Continue Reading →
Blue Collar Investor Premium Stock report

Covered Call Writing In India

I recently learned that covered call writing comes in all shapes and sizes. Although we are honored to have a significant number of international members, most trade US stocks on […]

11 Comments Continue Reading →

Portfolio Management- Organized Lists To Improve Our Option Profits For Covered Call Writing

How to trade options: I am a big believer in setting yourself up for success. This is accomplished through education, motivation, commitment and organization. Investors reading this article and others are […]

38 Comments Continue Reading →

Strike Price Selection- A Critical Covered Call Decision

Covered call writing requires a logical sequence of stock and option decisions. Once we have screened our stocks to locate the greatest performing stocks in the greatest performing industries we […]

22 Comments Continue Reading →

Covered Call Writing: Managing Stocks That Have Gapped Down

Every once in a while, when using our covered call writing strategy a stock will gap up or down. A gap is a break between prices on a chart that occurs […]

21 Comments Continue Reading →

Constructing Your Covered Call Portfolio During Earnings Season

From mid-January to mid-February many of our watch list stocks will be reporting earnings rendering these equities ineligible for covered call writing at least until after the report is announced. This does […]

37 Comments Continue Reading →

Setting Up a Covered Call Portfolio-Diversification and Cash Allocation

A key mission statement in our Blue Collar investment strategy for covered call writing is risk management. An integral component needed to accomplish this goal is diversification and cash allocation. We […]

31 Comments Continue Reading →

Constructing a Covered Call Portfolio Using Select Sector SPDRS

Select Sector SPDRs are unique exchange-traded funds that divide the S&P 500 into nine sector index funds.  They have the diversity of a mutual fund, the focus of a sector fund, and […]

33 Comments Continue Reading →

The Case for 1-Month Options

I sell predominantly one-month options. This decision was NOT based on anything I read or was told, but rather on experience and common sense. Most stocks with options have at […]

35 Comments Continue Reading →

Rolling Strategies On Or Near Expiration Friday

With one week remaining before the expiration of the November option contracts I thought I’d use this week’s blog article to review the process of the rolling exit strategies. I […]

26 Comments Continue Reading →