Tag Archives: greeks

## The Collar Strategy from a Delta Perspective

When covered call writing is combined with protective puts the strategy is known as the collar strategy. The short call places a ceiling on gains and the long put represents […]

## Beware of High Premium Returns

Covered call writers and put-sellers must set goals regarding targeted premium returns before entering trades. These objectives are based on personal risk tolerance, market assessment and chart technicals. One of […]

## Determining the Delta of our Strikes Using the Airport Formula

“What is the best Delta to use when selling covered call options?” I get this question frequently from the educated core of members from our BCI community.  Delta is one of the five […]

## Gamma: The Delta of Delta Impacting Exit Strategy Opportunities

Option Greeks are mathematical means of measuring the risk of stock options. One of the least discussed of these factors is Gamma. In this article, we will explore the significance […]

## Delta Defined from Three Perspectives

Delta, one of the major Greeks, correlates the relationship between stock price and option value. Option traders use the Greeks to evaluate the risk inherent in our positions and Delta is […]

## Greeks Spreadsheet Showing the Impact of Time to Expiration, Volatility and Stock Price Change on Option Value

Covered call writing and selling cash-secured puts involve both buying and selling of call and put options. We are dealing with two types of options as well as utilizing both […]

## Delta and Theta and their Impact on our Covered Call and Put-Selling Positions

The Greeks play a major role in both covered call writing and selling cash-secured puts. Understanding these factors and tailoring our strategy based on this insight will allow us to […]

## Why Would Call Option Value Decline If Stock Price Rises? Evaluating Option Greeks

Covered call writers and put-sellers know that option value is impacted by the change in stock price by the amount of its Delta. Delta, one of the option Greeks, is […]

## Calculating the Greeks Using an Options Calculator

The Greeks are a mathematical means of estimating the risk of stock options. Delta measures the change in the option price due to a change in the stock price, Gamma […]

## Delta And The Moneyness of Options

Understanding and mastering the Greeks are key factors in becoming an elite covered call writer and put-seller. In this article, I will focus on delta, one of the important Greeks, […]