Articles from 2013

Dec 30, 2013 Improved Dogs Of The Dow Strategy

A popular strategy is improved with covered calls...

Dec 17, 2013 Buy And Hold vs. Covered Call: Caterpillar

Same stock, same 18 months. Different strategies. 47.5% better returns...

Dec 11, 2013 Barron's Top Stocks For 2014

Covered calls on Barron's picks will increase yield...

Dec 9, 2013 TraderPlanet Contest

Win $10,000 of investment software...

Nov 8, 2013 Trader Status For Covered Call Writers

The IRS disallows 'trader' status for a covered call investor...

Oct 1, 2013 Apple (AAPL) Trades October 1, 2013

AAPL is a good investment heading into the holidays...

Sep 30, 2013 Inverse ETF Covered Calls

Earn income from your portfolio hedge...

Sep 5, 2013 Dividend Champions About To Increase Dividends

Write covered calls on stocks about to increase their dividend...

Aug 30, 2013 Goldman Sachs Likes Covered Index Writing

15-year study shows outperformance by writing calls on the S&P 500...

Aug 29, 2013 LEAP Covered Writes (Diagonal Spreads)

They use less capital but there are several risks...

Aug 26, 2013 Syria Portfolio Protection

Get defensive before cruise missles start flying...

Jul 29, 2013 ETF Database

Two ways to screen for ETF covered calls...

Jun 30, 2013 Shelton Capital Management Interview

Three different ways a professional money manager uses covered calls...

Jun 21, 2013 Apple (AAPL) Trades June 21, 2013

New trades for AAPL, given the recent 40 point drop...

Jun 7, 2013 Investment Dictionary For Covered Calls

Guide for terms use in covered call investing...

Jun 4, 2013 3 New Covered Call ETFs

Finance-focused, energy-focused, and broad-based covered call ETFs...

May 31, 2013 Hewitt EnnisKnupp's BXM Performance Review

25-year study on writing at-the-money calls on the S&P 500...

May 30, 2013 Forum For Covered Call Questions And Trade Ideas

Recommended discussion forum for covered call investing...

May 29, 2013 Top 10 Ways To Lose Money With Covered Calls

Making money is easy. But, losing it is the hard part...

Apr 26, 2013 CBOE Turns 40 Today

From 911 contracts on the 1st day to over 15M per day...

Apr 24, 2013 AAPL Repair and New Weekly Trade

New weekly trade for AAPL, and some repair strategies...

Apr 23, 2013 Take Profits With Covered Calls

Rather than sell your winners outright, let them be called away instead...

Apr 11, 2013 Dividend Capture Without Earnings Risk

A quick way to remove risk from your dividend capture strategy...

Apr 1, 2013 Mega and Nano Options

CBOE introduces Mega and Nano options...

Mar 21, 2013 Best Online Stock Brokers

Best brokers based on the type and frequency of your trading...

Mar 11, 2013 Weekly Apple (AAPL) Trade March 11, 2013

Rumors of a cash hoard solution cause a spike in price and volume...

Feb 7, 2013 Weekly Apple (AAPL) Trade February 7, 2013

On ex-div day with a 13 point rise, time to sell more calls...

Feb 7, 2013 Time Premium In Options

How to calculate time premium for ITM and OTM options...

Feb 4, 2013 Most Liquid Options

Top 20 underlying equities and ETFs by option volume...

Feb 1, 2013 Mini Options Are Coming

Staring in March you can trade 10-share mini option contracts...

Jan 30, 2013 Will I Be Assigned?

If a stock closes near the strike price on expiration day, will assignment occur?

Jan 29, 2013 Weekly Apple (AAPL) Trade January 29, 2013

Trading AAPL after its 13% drop last week...

Jan 21, 2013 Weekly Apple (AAPL) Trade January 21, 2013

How to trade AAPL before earnings come out on Wednesday...

Jan 18, 2013 Related Company Earnings Risk

Earnings risk without a pending earnings report? Yes, if...

Jan 18, 2013 Capital Wealth Planning Interview

Learn how a pro uses an all ETF portfolio of covered calls...

Jan 12, 2013 Weekly Apple (AAPL) Trade January 12, 2013

Last update for the Dec 5 trade in AAPL before earnings...

Jan 11, 2013 Coastwise Capital Group Interview

Professional manager with over 20 years covered call experience...

Jan 5, 2013 Weekly Apple (AAPL) Trade January 5, 2013

Another update for the Dec 5 trade in AAPL...

Jan 2, 2013 Weekly Apple (AAPL) Trade January 2, 2013

One more update for the Dec 5 trade in AAPL...

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