Does this sound like you? You want the long-term returns from stocks but don't like the volatility. You like the security of income from bonds and CDs, but the yields are too low. You wish there was a sensible discipline you could follow that would provide the attractive returns offered by common stock yet with more consistency and less risk. If so, then covered call writing may be the investment strategy you’ve been looking for. You can achieve long-term returns commensurate with stock market returns but with lower volatility and less downside risk. The trick is to combine stocks with call options by "writing" a call against a stock you already own. Professional investment managers have been using this strategy for years, and recent developments have now made it easier for individual investors to employ it as well. Options experts Richard Lehman and Lawrence McMillan unlock the secrets of covered call writing in this groundbreaking, easy-to-understand guide.
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003-05-01 - Publisher: Bloomberg Press
Does this sound like you? You want the long-term returns from stocks but don't like the volatility. You like the security of income from bonds and CDs, but the yields are too low. You wish there was a sensible discipline you could follow that would provide the attractive returns offered
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009 - Publisher: Wheatmark, Inc.
Exit Strategies for Covered Call Writing reveals the best and most effective procedures to manage your stock option positions. After selling a call option, many investors simply permit the result to run its own course through expiration Friday. This will cost you money! By administering well-thought-out exit strategies, based on
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-08-09 - Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Practical option strategies for the new post-crisis financial market Traditional buy-and-hold investing has been seriously challenged in the wake of the recent financial crisis. With economic and market uncertainty at a very high level, options are still the most effective tool available for managing volatility and downside risk, yet they
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-05-13 - Publisher: John Wiley and Sons
Since Burton Malkiel’s seminal work A Random Walk Down Wall Street was published, the financial world has swallowed whole the idea that market movement is chaotic and random. In Far from Random, Richard Lehman uses behavior-based trend analysis to debunk Malkiel’s random walk theory. Lehman demonstrates that the market has