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OIC260W: OIC Webinar Series: #2 - Why Consider Covered Calls?

Webinar Objective:

Does the thought of generating income from your stock portfolio or lowering your breakeven point on the underlying sound interesting? Join OIC instructor Joe Burgoyne as he explains in simple terms the benefits and potential tradeoffs associated with the covered-call strategy. You'll learn how static and if-called returns are calculated, and you'll explore how volatility can impact returns. He'll discuss:

  • A definition of covered calls
  • Return calculations
  • The importance of planning

Who Should Take This Webinar:

Fundamental II students

Webinar Duration:

71 Minutes

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Webinar Outline:

  1. Overview
  2. Definition and questions to consider
  3. Specific covered call example
  4. Return calculations
  5. The importance of planning
  6. Common misconceptions

Webinar Slides:

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