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Can someone explain to me the best option strategy here?

There are two objectives cited in the question, purchasing a stock at a lower price and generating some income now. Answer A is correct as is the explanation B. Writing out-of-the-money uncovered ...
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Why doesnt the ask reflect my asking price when I put in a sell order below the listed ask?

Brokerages are not required to place your order directly on an exchange as long as they fill it at a price that is the same as, or better than, the National Best Bid and Offer (NBBO). This is the ...
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Can someone explain to me the best option strategy here?

Keep in mind what a call is. These are contracts that give the option owner to buy that particular stock for that particular price. When you write an uncovered call (aka sell an uncovered call), then ...
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If I sell a put option that expires ITM on the ex-dividend date, do I get the dividend?

In order to be eligible to receive the dividend, you must own the stock before the ex dividend date. Since your short in-the-money put expires at the end of the day, you will not be eligible for the ...
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If I sell a put option that expires ITM on the ex-dividend date, do I get the dividend?

No - stocks bought on or after the ex-div date do not get the dividend. The price of the put should account for the price drop on the ex-div date.
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Options settlement in the event of an exchange halt

The OCC will stop automatic exercise of options whose underlying are subject to a long-term trading halt. However, you may still exercise these options by instructing your broker to do so, and the OCC ...
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