For an already initiated Covered Call, I wanted to ask if there is an optimal price to roll? For instance, if I buy/write a stock worth $10 with a strike price of $12, I can be faced with 3 scenarios ...
Consider the following scenario - I have a covered call for XYZ for this month's expiration as XYZ May 18 25 Call. On May 18, XYZ is trading for $28, with the option listed above at $3.3. If I ...
I have a 200 Zynga shares. I'm wondering when I'll be able to write call options? I see Groupon has options on it, but Pandora does not, so it seems it must not be just time.
when writing covered calls and the stock value decreases. Sure your calls decrease to $0 and expire worthless (the desired scenario) but your stock position can continue taking a greater loss. so ...
When I sell call options based on an underlying security that I own (covered call writing), how are the proceeds treated fro tax purposes? As ordinary income? As a short-term capital gain? Is ...