Articles from 2010

Dec 27, 2010 Covered Call Calculator

A good covered call calculator will help you decide when to roll...

Nov 10, 2010 High Yield Covered Calls

Moneyness and high yield covered calls are often correlated...

Nov 8, 2010 Covered Calls Strategy

You can make money with covered calls even if the stock drops...

Oct 29, 2010 Covered Calls With Exchange Traded Funds

ETFs are good for covered calls but there are a few you should stay away from...

Oct 19, 2010 In The Money Covered Calls

Selling in the money covered calls is a popular strategy for monthly income...

Oct 14, 2010 Cost Basis Reporting For Investors

Starting in 2011 brokers must report an investor's cost basis for all trades...

Oct 12, 2010 Emerging Markets Covered Calls

Covered call writers should have some exposure to emerging markets...

Sep 29, 2010 Gold ETF For Covered Calls

Earn monthly cash from an investment in physical gold...

Sep 23, 2010 Call Writing: Top 10 Tips For Profits

Suggestions for improving your covered call returns...

Sep 15, 2010 Most Liquid Stocks And ETFs

Want liquidity? 112 stocks account for half of all daily trading volume...

Sep 13, 2010 Options Popularity Increasing

84% of investors who trade options at Charles Schwab are using covered calls...

Sep 6, 2010 How To Write A Covered Call

Never done a covered call before? Don't worry; it's easy. Here are step by step instructions (with a live example trade) on how to make money with covered calls...

Sep 1, 2010 Conservative Investor Or Aggressive Investor?

Covered calls are a conservative investment strategy. But like most tools or techniques, it is possible to ratchet up the risk (and potential reward) on this one, too...

Aug 22, 2010 Income Investor Who Focuses On Growth

Income investors should seek stocks that pay a modest dividend while also running up in price...

Aug 18, 2010 Great American Bond Bubble

If 10-year interest rates, which are now 2.8%, rise to 4% as they did last spring, bondholders will suffer a capital loss more than three times the current yield...

Aug 16, 2010 Stock Options

If you own stocks or ETFs and you're not writing calls against them then you are leaving money on the table every month...