BCI PODCAST 69  Technical Analysis with The Wendy's Company NASDAQ  WEN

BCI PODCAST 69 Technical Analysis with The Wendy’s Company NASDAQ WEN

A technical chart gives us insight into a stock’s trend and momentum. Certain events can also the technical picture in dramatic ways. In this podcast WEN had a bullish price chart for several months into late2018 to mid- 2019. There…

BCI PODCAST 68  Volatility  A Friend or Enemy to Covered call Writers and Put Sellers?

BCI PODCAST 68 Volatility A Friend or Enemy to Covered call Writers and Put Sellers?

High implied volatility means higher premiums but also greater risk. This podcast analyzes lessons learned after the crash of 2008 as well as the corona virus crisis of 2020. Implied volatility stats and comparison charts are utilized to provide clarity…

Ask Alan 187: Unusual Strike Prices Examined: A Real-Life Example with ARK

Ask Alan 187: Unusual Strike Prices Examined: A Real-Life Example with ARK

Unusual Strike Prices Examined: A Real-Life Example with ARK Next Generation Internet ETF (NYSE: ARKW) Alan answers a question posed by Ted who asks: Alan, With ARKW trading at $145.50, I did a STO order for ARKW 1/15/21 $145.00 C…

Free Webinar Information: Stock Options: How to Use Implied Volatility to Determine Strike Selection

Free Webinar Information: Stock Options: How to Use Implied Volatility to Determine Strike Selection

On Monday October 11th, Alan will be hosting a free webinar on strike strike selection for ultra low-risk with significant annualized returns covered call writing and selling cash-secured puts strategies. Implied volatility and standard deviation bell curves will explain how…

BCI PODCAST 67: Should We a Short Put to Help Fund a Collar Trade?

BCI PODCAST 67: Should We a Short Put to Help Fund a Collar Trade?

When we add a protective put to a covered call trade we now have a collar trade. There are 3 legs to this trade: long stock, short call (the ceiling) and long put (the floor). Since we pay for the…

BCI PODCAST 66  Comparing the Cost To Close  Covered Call Trades with Time Value Return Goals

BCI PODCAST 66 Comparing the Cost To Close Covered Call Trades with Time Value Return Goals

Trading decisions are based on our goals and personal risk-tolerance. We enter our covered call trades with specific initial-time-value return goals and exit based on the cost-to-close as it relates to our initial trade structuring. This podcast uses a real-life…

Ask Alan 186  Using Delta and Implied Volatility to Assess a High Risk Trade

Ask Alan 186 Using Delta and Implied Volatility to Assess a High Risk Trade

Alan answers a question posed by Ron who asks: Alan, TSLA will be added to the S&P on 12/18. Presumably, there will be a lot of rebalance-related buying toward the end of next week. There should also be increased volatility…

BCI PODCAST 65: The 20%/10% Guidelines for Covered call Writing and Selling Cash-Secured Puts

BCI PODCAST 65: The 20%/10% Guidelines for Covered call Writing and Selling Cash-Secured Puts

Position management for option-selling is critical to achieving the highest possible returns. Both covered call writing and selling cash-secured puts have 20%/10% guidelines but are used differently; one for mitigating losses and the other for enhancing gains. The relationship between…

Covered Call Options   ProWriter Test Video

Covered Call Options ProWriter Test Video

Covered Call options Trading Plan software. Free from My Covered Calls. This is a test video so don’t expect too much but it is using real data and is fair dinkum about how to create a trading plan for writing…

BCI PODCAST 64  Creating Dividend Like Income for Non Dividend Stocks

BCI PODCAST 64 Creating Dividend Like Income for Non Dividend Stocks

Covered call writing has a multiplicity of applications depending on strategy goals and personal risk-tolerance. This podcast focuses in on how we can make only 4 covered call trades per year to allow non-dividend stocks to simulate their dividend counterparts.…