Covered Calls

Course Objective:

The objective of the course is to define what a covered call is and the advantages and disadvantages, the benefits of the strategy and when to use a covered call. The learner will gain an understanding of time decay, how volatility affects a covered call position, provides the different risk vs. reward relationships of aggressive covered calls and defensive covered call positions.

Who Should Take This Course:

Fundamental and Intermediate Students

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Course Description:

"Covered Calls" introduces one of the simplest, yet most widely used, option strategies - the covered call. The class chapters cover the strategies, alternatives, and potential outcomes of entering into this option strategy. At the completion of the chapters and prior to the final quiz, you should understand what a covered call is, the risks, the benefits, and when an investor would choose to enter into this type of position.