7 Minute Read

Options 101: How to find the perfect Covered Call Candidate

July 22, 2015

By | 12 Comments

Trading Journals are essential for any successful trader. Click on the image to purchase our Trading Journals Bundle at a special price.

Last update: August 2021

In this video tutorial, Coach T from Tackle Trading walks through a research session for covered calls.


Tackle Trading Resources on Covered Calls

Continue learning about this powerful options trading strategy: the Covered Call. Tackle Trading has all the resources you need to MASTER this strategy like a PRO.

Covered Call For Beginners [Free Articles]

Beginner

Options Theory: Collaring Earnings

Earnings season is upon us. Whether it’s a straight stock position, you’re holding for the long run, or one that you’re selling covered calls on there is a straightforward way to limit your risk.It’s called a collar.

Read More »
Beginner

Tackle Today: Do you trade Covered Calls?

Last update: August 2021 ≈ Cash Flow and Growth ≈ I put a poll question in the clubhouse recently asking the Tackle Trading community a simple question: Do you trade Covered Calls? If you haven’t answered the question yet, you still can HERE. Of the 5 potential answers, the breakdown was interesting. 38% said YES

Read More »

Portfolio Protection For Beginners [Free Articles]

bear market survival guide
Beginner

Long Put: IWM or RUT

In this video tutorial, Coach Matt walks thru how he has been handling the additional macro risk in the market by trading Long Put options on the IWM.

Read More »

Tackle 25 Covered Call Premium System

Covered calls are ideal for your IRA and can help you compound those gains and generate cashflow.

So, what makes the Tackle 25 so popular? Simple: it’s the power of selling options on these carefully selected stocks for cash flow and growth. Bullish, bearish, or neutral, this system works through the power of compounding premiums consistently over time.


Reports [Premium Content]

The Weekly Premium Reports are a part of the PRO subscription.


Tackle Trading Playbook [FREE for PRO Members]

PRO Members now have unfettered access to the Tackle Coaches’ personal playbook containing thirty-one powerful trading strategies categorized according to the Options Greeks. Bullish, bearish, or neutral market conditions, this Playbook will help you dial up the right call more often and with greater confidence.


Tackle Trading: Financial Freedom is a Journey. Sign up now for a 15-day free trial.

Financial freedom is a journey

Sign up now and gain unfettered access to all of the quality content and powerful Scouting Reports that our Pro Members enjoy for 15-days absolutely free with no strings attached and let us show you what your trading has been missing.


Legal Disclaimer

Tackle Trading LLC (“Tackle Trading”) is providing this website and any related materials, including newsletters, blog posts, videos, social media postings and any other communications (collectively, the “Materials”) on an “as-is” basis. This means that although Tackle Trading strives to make the information accurate, thorough and current, neither Tackle Trading nor the author(s) of the Materials or the moderators guarantee or warrant the Materials or accept liability for any damage, loss or expense arising from the use of the Materials, whether based in tort, contract, or otherwise. Tackle Trading is providing the Materials for educational purposes only. We are not providing legal, accounting, or financial advisory services, and this is not a solicitation or recommendation to buy or sell any stocks, options, or other financial instruments or investments. Examples that address specific assets, stocks, options or other financial instrument transactions are for illustrative purposes only and are not intended to represent specific trades or transactions that we have conducted. In fact, for the purpose of illustration, we may use examples that are different from or contrary to transactions we have conducted or positions we hold. Furthermore, this website and any information or training herein are not intended as a solicitation for any future relationship, business or otherwise, between the users and the moderators. No express or implied warranties are being made with respect to these services and products. By using the Materials, each user agrees to indemnify and hold Tackle Trading harmless from all losses, expenses and costs, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, arising out of or resulting from user’s use of the Materials. In no event shall Tackle Trading or the author(s) or moderators be liable for any direct, special, consequential or incidental damages arising out of or related to the Materials. If this limitation on damages is not enforceable in some states, the total amount of Tackle Trading’s liability to the user or others shall not exceed the amount paid by the user for such Materials.

All investing and trading in the securities market involves a high degree of risk. Any decisions to place trades in the financial markets, including trading in stocks, options or other financial instruments, is a personal decision that should only be made after conducting thorough independent research, including a personal risk and financial assessment, and prior consultation with the user’s investment, legal, tax and accounting advisers, to determine whether such trading or investment is appropriate for that user.

12 Replies to “Options 101: How to find the perfect Covered Call Candidate”

  1. MattQuattrochi says:

    Why is this video designated private?

  2. PearlLi says:

    Tim,

    This video does not show. It says its private.

    Pearl

  3. Phillip Kilcrease says:

    Got it fixed for everyone.

  4. RyanSmart says:

    Where can I get that TTOSV2 sheet at?

  5. TroyMitchell says:

    Loved the video as covered calls are quickly becoming my thing right now. I would be interested in a presentation on weekly covered call strategies as that is what I primarily do.

  6. @Troy

    We are developing a covered call series with a Mentor from Canada named Greg Holmes. Should be up and running sometime in Sep or Oct.

  7. STEWGILGIS says:

    This was very helpful. As the video went along, I entered the same data into my TTOSv5 spreadsheet.

  8. KRISHNAVEDULA says:

    Hi Tim, this video is very helpful. I am looking for the TTOSv5 sheet and I emailed you for it. Please share the sheet once you get a chance.

  9. Done and done! Thanks for watching Krishna!

  10. LINDSAYPOULIN says:

    Hi Tim,
    The video is a little blurry so its hard to see the fine print in Think or Swim. When you are picking the “Call Sold” on the excel spreadsheet (column F), is that the same thing as the Strike Price in Think or Swim? And is the “Credit” (column H is spreadsheet) the same thing as the “Ask” Price in Think or Swim?
    Thanks!
    Lindsay

  11. THat’s right Lindsay, Call Sold = Strike Price. Try going directly to YouTube from the link and see if the resolution changes.

    Glad you watched it!

Comments are closed.

Chart Modal

Tackle Trading