How To Profit from Covered Calls: Citizens Financial Group

How To Find Best Stocks for Covered Calls? Beta is a risk indicator widely used to compare stock volatility. It helps us find stocks for covered calls. We search for stocks with a low to slightly above average beta, which means they don’t move as much as growth stocks. This technique is enhanced by dividend-paying… Continue reading How To Profit from Covered Calls: Citizens Financial Group

How to Sell Covered Calls for Monthly Income Now

Overview This post will discuss the purpose of selling covered calls as well as how to use different types of calls in different situations to increase the return on your investment portfolio. Finally, it addresses the question of whether or not you should roll a covered call, as well as the specifics of how to… Continue reading How to Sell Covered Calls for Monthly Income Now

How to Roll a Covered Call? The Best Strategy

Overview When to Roll a Covered Call? This post will examine several investing scenarios to determine whether or not covered calls should be changed. A covered call can be rolled in several ways. We’ll go through each approach and give examples. What Does “Roll a Covered Call” Mean? There are several reasons to roll a… Continue reading How to Roll a Covered Call? The Best Strategy

How to Make Use of Covered Calls in a Bear Market

The Purpose of Covered Calls Selling in a Bear Market Long-term investors, especially those who are nearing or in retirement, can find a bear market hard to deal with, especially when the market goes down. Bear markets can wipe out multi-year profits, which can be devastating for elderly retirees who have less time to invest.… Continue reading How to Make Use of Covered Calls in a Bear Market

CC Covered Calls Buy-Write Strategy Update 7/11/2021

Overview Here’s an update on the stock symbol CC covered calls I started on 6/23/2021. Due to recent market fluctuations, I adjusted my positions on 7/8/2021. Here’s some background information on the stock and the covered call strategy. This is about the CC shares I bought and sold along with the CC OTM Covered Calls.… Continue reading CC Covered Calls Buy-Write Strategy Update 7/11/2021

CC OTM Covered Calls Buy-Write Strategy

Overview This is about the CC stocks I purchased and sold the CC OTM Covered Calls. CC is The Chemours Company’s symbol. This is a buy-write strategy. Wilmington, Delaware-based The Chemours Company is a major supplier of performance chemicals that are used in a wide range of end-products and processes. Chemours began operations as a… Continue reading CC OTM Covered Calls Buy-Write Strategy

Update on SDS Buy-Write Strategy Covered Calls

Overview On 4/12/2012, I initiated a buy-write strategy covered calls with SDS, ProShares UltraShort S&P500. The ETF was acquired at a cost of $10 per share. The covered call contract was written at a cost of $0.55 per contract. The stock’s cost basis was $9.45. What Happened It wasn’t a good setup. On 4/12/2021, the… Continue reading Update on SDS Buy-Write Strategy Covered Calls

SDS ATM Covered Calls Update – A Buy-Write Strategy

Overview This is about the SDS stocks I bought and sold the SDS ATM Covered Calls. This is a buy-write strategy. Purchased SDS at $10 per share and sold the 6/18/21 $10 Call at $0.55 per call on 4/12/2021. SP 500 closed at 4128 on 4/12/2021. What Happened SDS is ProShares UltraShort S&P 500, which… Continue reading SDS ATM Covered Calls Update – A Buy-Write Strategy

Build a Portfolio with Dividend-Paying Stocks and Covered Calls to Maximize Returns – Part 2

Benefits of Covered Call Writing Covered calls writing generates returns in three ways: The call writer collects the premium up front. The covered call writer earns any dividends paid on the call-covered stock. The call writer may realize the gain when the underlying stock price goes up. For example, AT&T is trading at $35.  The… Continue reading Build a Portfolio with Dividend-Paying Stocks and Covered Calls to Maximize Returns – Part 2

Build a Portfolio with Dividend-Paying Stocks and Covered Calls to Maximize Returns – Part 1

Dividend Stocks Stock dividends are a great way to increase earnings in a low interest rate environment.  Combined with the covered call writing strategy, we can increase our returns on investment and minimize the downside risks at the same time. If you don’t need the income from dividends now, you can opt in to take part… Continue reading Build a Portfolio with Dividend-Paying Stocks and Covered Calls to Maximize Returns – Part 1