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The Blue Collar Investor

The Blue Collar Investor

By Alan Ellman
Learn how to invest by selling stock options. Alan Ellman guides us through his system of options trading so you too can become - CEO Of Your Own Money.

Website: thebluecollarinvestor.com
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15. Strike Selection When Selling Puts

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20. Rolling Down When There is a General Market Decline
Covered call writing skills include stock selection, option selection and position management. This podcast shows a substantial market decline resulting in stock price depreciation. Buy-to-close limit orders, rolling-down and return calculations are all addressed in this video. BECOME A BCI MEMBER TODAY: https://www.thebluecollarinvestor.com/membership/    SEE BCI COURSE & PRODUCTS : https://thebluecollarinvestor.com/store/   STOCKS,TRADING,STOCK MARKET,COVERED CALLS,covered call writing,Axsome,Therapeutics,Ellman Calculator,gap-up,cost-to-close,implied volatility,Alpha,Beta,seeking,alpha,cost-basis,time-value,intrinsic- value,put-selling,collar calculator,put calculator,stock option,facebook stock,amazon stock,investing,options,Option,option buyer,strike price,in the money,in the money coverd call,out of the money covered call,covered call writing exit strategies
14:17
September 9, 2020
19. Using the Ellman Calculator to Monitor "Hititng a Double" Trades
Exit strategies for covered call writing include buying back and re-selling the option in the same month with the same stock. The progress of the 3 components of these trades can be monitored using the multiple tab of the Ellman Calculator by changing the net option credit.   BECOME A BCI MEMBER TODAY: https://www.thebluecollarinvestor.com/membership/    SEE BCI COURSE & PRODUCTS : https://thebluecollarinvestor.com/store/   STOCKS,TRADING,STOCK MARKET,COVERED CALLS,covered call writing,Axsome,Therapeutics,Ellman Calculator,gap-up,cost-to-close,implied volatility,Alpha,Beta,seeking,alpha,cost-basis,time-value,intrinsic- value,put-selling,collar calculator,put calculator,stock option,facebook stock,amazon stock,investing,options,Option,option buyer,strike price,in the money,in the money coverd call,out of the money covered call,covered call writing exit strategies
11:56
September 9, 2020
18. Market Assessment Analysis Based on Portfolio Composition
A lot can be gleaned regarding an investor's market outlook based on the positions within the option-selling portfolio. Underlying stocks, option strikes and calculations all play roles in our trade decisions. A portfolio of covered call trades is analyzed and conclusions related to assessment and risk-tolerance are determined   BECOME A BCI MEMBER TODAY:    https://www.thebluecollarinvestor.com/membership/    SEE BCI COURSE & PRODUCTS : https://thebluecollarinvestor.com/store/   STOCKS,TRADING,STOCK MARKET,COVERED CALLS,covered call writing,Axsome,Therapeutics,Ellman Calculator,gap-up,cost-to-close,implied volatility,Alpha,Beta,seeking,alpha,cost-basis,time-value,intrinsic- value,put-selling,collar calculator,put calculator,stock option,facebook stock,amazon stock,investing,options,Option,option buyer,strike price,in the money,in the money coverd call,out of the money covered call,covered call writing exit strategies
12:04
August 27, 2020
Using Stock Dividends & Option Premium To Generate Cash-Flow
In a low interest-rate environment, stock dividends become appealing. But why stop at 1-income stream? Adding covered call writing using out-of-the-money call options will create an opportunity for 3 income streams per trade. This webinar will address stock selection, option selection and position management as it relates to a way to counter scenarios when money can't be made in other venues. Of course, this approach has application in all market situations but especially when stock dividends are triple to quadruple that of the 10-year Treasury.   BECOME A BCI MEMBER TODAY:    https://www.thebluecollarinvestor.com/membership/    SEE BCI COURSE & PRODUCTS : https://thebluecollarinvestor.com/store/   STOCKS,TRADING,STOCK MARKET,COVERED CALLS,covered call writing,Axsome,Therapeutics,Ellman Calculator,gap-up,cost-to-close,implied volatility,Alpha,Beta,seeking,alpha,cost-basis,time-value,intrinsic- value,put-selling,collar calculator,put calculator,stock option,facebook stock,amazon stock,investing,options,Option,option buyer,strike price,in the money,in the money coverd call,out of the money covered call,covered call writing exit strategies
1:02:16
August 27, 2020
17. COMBINING Covered Call Writing and the Stock Repair Strategy
Exit strategy opportunities will help mitigate losses, turn losses into gains and enhance profits. When share price declines, there is a series of position management techniques available to us that can be implemented. This podcast will review a multi-tied exit strategy involving closing the short call of a covered call trade and then using the stock repair strategy to lower the breakeven without putting additional cash into the trade   BECOME A BCI MEMBER TODAY:    https://www.thebluecollarinvestor.com/membership/    SEE BCI COURSE & PRODUCTS : https://thebluecollarinvestor.com/store/   STOCKS,TRADING,STOCK MARKET,COVERED CALLS,covered call writing,Axsome,Therapeutics,Ellman Calculator,gap-up,cost-to-close,implied volatility,Alpha,Beta,seeking,alpha,cost-basis,time-value,intrinsic- value,put-selling,collar calculator,put calculator,stock option,facebook stock,amazon stock,investing,options,Option,option buyer,strike price,in the money,in the money coverd call,out of the money covered call,covered call writing exit strategies
11:45
August 27, 2020
16. VIX Covered Call Writing Selling Stock Options on Market Volatility
Can we take advantage of market volatility and write options on the CBOE Volatility Index? This podcast will address VIX futures contracts, the exchange-traded note (ETN) VXXB, synthetic stock positions as means of taking advantage of market volatility. The big question is whether these products are appropriate for most retail investors.   BECOME A BCI MEMBER TODAY:    https://www.thebluecollarinvestor.com/membership/    SEE BCI COURSE & PRODUCTS : https://thebluecollarinvestor.com/store/   covered call writing,put-selling,options,strike price,covered call writing exit strategies,selling cash secured puts,the blue collar investor,Options Trading,Covered Call,short options,strike,bullish trades,buying stock,writing calls,Call Option,trading basics,trading tutorial,stock options,options trading,learn to trade,the stock market,covered calls strategy,covered calls for income,covered calls for beginners
09:39
August 27, 2020
15. Strike Selection When Selling Puts
Identifying strategy goals, initial time-value return goal ranges, market assessment and technical analysis all go into strike price selection when selling cash-secured puts. A real-life example with WWE explores several strike choices and the pros and cons of each strike price. The BCI Put-Selling Calculator is introduced into this podcast. BECOME A BCI MEMBER TODAY: https://www.thebluecollarinvestor.com/membership/ SEE BCI COURSE & PRODUCTS : https://thebluecollarinvestor.com/store/   STOCKS,TRADING,STOCK MARKET,COVERED CALLS,covered call writing,Axsome,Therapeutics,Ellman Calculator,gap-up,cost-to-close,implied volatility,Alpha,Beta,seeking,alpha,cost-basis,time-value,intrinsic- value,put-selling,collar calculator,put calculator,stock option,facebook stock,amazon stock,investing,options,Option,option buyer,strike price,in the money,in the money coverd call,out of the money covered call,covered call writing exit strategies
12:41
August 27, 2020
14. Analyzing a Covered Call Trade Trade with a 5000% Return
This podcast analyzes a covered call trade which, if closed, would result in a 5000% annualized return. So, why is the investor miserable about this result. There is discussion of exit strategies, calculations, trade interpretation and appropriateness of stock selection in this podcast.   BECOME A BCI MEMBER TODAY:    https://www.thebluecollarinvestor.com/membership/    SEE BCI COURSE & PRODUCTS : https://thebluecollarinvestor.com/store/   STOCKS,TRADING,STOCK MARKET,COVERED CALLS,covered call writing,Axsome,Therapeutics,Ellman Calculator,gap-up,cost-to-close,implied volatility,Alpha,Beta,seeking,alpha,cost-basis,time-value,intrinsic- value,put-selling,collar calculator,put calculator,stock option,facebook stock,amazon stock,investing,options,Option,option buyer,strike price,in the money,in the money coverd call,out of the money covered call,covered call writing exit strategies
13:28
August 27, 2020
13. Adding a Short Put To a Collar Trade
  When we add a protective put to a covered call trade we now have a collar trade. Since that protective put costs us money, it has been suggested to fund that debit with a short put. This podcast examines the pros and cons of such a strategy approach.   BECOME A BCI MEMBER TODAY:    https://www.thebluecollarinvestor.com/membership/    SEE BCI COURSE & PRODUCTS : https://thebluecollarinvestor.com/store/   STOCKS,TRADING,STOCK MARKET,COVERED CALLS,covered call writing,Axsome,Therapeutics,Ellman Calculator,gap-up,cost-to-close,implied volatility,Alpha,Beta,seeking,alpha,cost-basis,time-value,intrinsic- value,put-selling,collar calculator,put calculator,stock option,facebook stock,amazon stock,investing,options,Option,option buyer,strike price,in the money,in the money coverd call,out of the money covered call,covered call writing exit strategies
12:46
August 27, 2020
12. Mean Analyst Rating MAR
Adding an institutional component to our fundamental, technical and common-sense screens will enhance the quality of our option-selling watch lists. MAR is defined, resources are included and overall analysis is discussed.   BECOME A BCI MEMBER TODAY:   https://www.thebluecollarinvestor.com/membership/    SEE BCI COURSE & PRODUCTS : https://thebluecollarinvestor.com/store/   STOCKS,TRADING,STOCK MARKET,COVERED CALLS,covered call writing,Axsome,Therapeutics,Ellman Calculator,gap-up,cost-to-close,implied volatility,Alpha,Beta,seeking,alpha,cost-basis,time-value,intrinsic- value,put-selling,collar calculator,put calculator,stock option,facebook stock,amazon stock,investing,options,Option,option buyer,strike price,in the money,in the money coverd call,out of the money covered call,covered call writing exit strategies
10:36
August 27, 2020
11. The Collar Strategy with Long Term Protective Puts
This podcast discusses the pros and cons of using long-term protective puts with short-term call options. The strategy has financial advantages but some drawbacks that must be considered before employing this approach to covered call writing.  BECOME A BCI MEMBER TODAY:   https://www.thebluecollarinvestor.com/membership/   SEE BCI COURSE & PRODUCTS : https://thebluecollarinvestor.com/store/
12:29
July 8, 2020
10. Generating Covered Call Writing + Dividend Income
This video discusses a strategy that seeks to generate 3 income streams with the same trade: option-premium, dividend income and share appreciation when using out-of-the-money call strikes. Ex-dividend dates play a major role in the success of our trades and that is a major focus of this presentation.  BECOME A BCI MEMBER TODAY: https://www.thebluecollarinvestor.com/membership/     SEE BCI COURSE & PRODUCTS: https://thebluecollarinvestor.com/store/
11:55
July 8, 2020
9. Timing Our Covered Call Trades
Understanding the option Greeks will help guide us on when to buy a stock, sell an option and prepare for exit strategy opportunities. This podcast will discuss, Theta, calculations and position management opportunities as it relates to trade timing.  BECOME A BCI MEMBER TODAY: https://www.thebluecollarinvestor.com/membership/     SEE BCI COURSE & PRODUCTS: https://thebluecollarinvestor.com/store/
12:42
July 8, 2020
8. Covered Call Writing Risk Reduction
Covered call writing is a low-risk strategy that generates monthly cash-flow. This podcast will discuss 2 approaches to reducing risk even further. The collar strategy (adding protective puts to our covered call trades) and selling in-the-money call options will be analyzed and compared.  BECOME A BCI MEMBER TODAY:   https://www.thebluecollarinvestor.com/membership/     SEE BCI COURSE & PRODUCTS : https://thebluecollarinvestor.com/store/
12:49
July 8, 2020
7. Treasury Bond Yields and the Stock market
BCI Podcast 7 Treasury Bond Yields and the Stock market* Treasury bond yields and the movement of the stock market are generally considered to have an inverse relationship. This podcast will discussed the true point where the market is negatively impacted by bond yields based on historical data and chart analysis.  BECOME A BCI MEMBER TODAY:   https://www.thebluecollarinvestor.com/membership/     SEE BCI COURSE & PRODUCTS : https://thebluecollarinvestor.com/store/
09:23
July 8, 2020
6. Trade Management with BRKS
BCI PODCAST 6: Trade Management with BRKS* Exit strategy opportunities allow us to mitigate losses and enhance gains. When these events present themselves we must be prepared to take advantage of them. However, we must also be sure that taking action will benefit our trade positions. This podcast will show a series of trades executed by a BCI member which had bot beneficial and unnecessary exit strategy executions.   BECOME A BCI MEMBER TODAY:   https://www.thebluecollarinvestor.com/membership/      SEE BCI COURSE & PRODUCTS : https://thebluecollarinvestor.com/store/
11:14
July 8, 2020
5. Improper Timing of our Covered Call Trades Can Lead to lost Opportunities
Learning when to enter stock and option trades along with precise execution of exit strategies will lead to the highest levels of returns. Real-live examples with 3 stocks are highlighted in this podcast.   BECOME A BCI MEMBER TODAY:   https://www.thebluecollarinvestor.com/membership/    SEE BCI COURSE & PRODUCTS : https://thebluecollarinvestor.com/store/
08:02
July 8, 2020
4. Managing News Drive Gap Downs
After entering a covered call or put-selling trade and bad news comes out causing share price to gap-down, we must be prepared to take mitigating action. This video reviews the philosophical and practical steps we must take to ensure the highest possible strategy returns.   BECOME A BCI MEMBER TODAY:   https://www.thebluecollarinvestor.com/membership/    SEE BCI COURSE & PRODUCTS : https://thebluecollarinvestor.com/store/
09:57
July 8, 2020
Covered Call Writing To Generate Monthly Cash Flow
WEBINAR: Covered Call Writing To Generate Monthly Cash Flow Option Basics and Practical Application  Hosted By: Dr.Alan Ellman and Barry Bergman  The Blue Collar Investor Corp.   BECOME A BCI MEMBER TODAY:   https://www.thebluecollarinvestor.com/membership/    SEE BCI COURSE & PRODUCTS : https://thebluecollarinvestor.com/store/
1:30:40
July 8, 2020
3. Converting Non Dividend Stocks to Dividend Stocks
How to convert stocks that don't generate dividends into dividend-like securities by writing 4 covered call trades per year. The strategy can also be used to enhance the dividends already generated by the stock. BECOME A BCI MEMBER TODAY:   https://www.thebluecollarinvestor.com/membership/ SEE BCI COURSE & PRODUCTS : https://thebluecollarinvestor.com/store/
06:44
July 8, 2020
2. Why CCW Outperforms Overall Market
Covered call writing allows us to outperform the S&P 500 on a consistent basis. The reasons are simple and straightforward and include incorporating the 3-required skills into an easy-to-use strategy once these skills are mastered. BECOME A BCI MEMBER TODAY:   https://www.thebluecollarinvestor.com/membership/ SEE BCI COURSE & PRODUCTS : https://thebluecollarinvestor.com/store/
07:32
July 8, 2020
1. Hitting a Double" Calculations with The Ellman Calculator
Exit strategies will elevate our covered call writing results to the highest possible levels. This podcast will highlight the "hitting a double" exit strategy which seeks to generate 2 income streams in the same contract month with the same investment. It also demonstrates how the multiple tabs of the Ellman Calculator can monitor these trades. BECOME A BCI MEMBER TODAY:   https://www.thebluecollarinvestor.com/membership/ SEE BCI COURSE & PRODUCTS : https://thebluecollarinvestor.com/store/
08:02
July 8, 2020