Selling a covered call in Active Trader Pro®

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John has selected an underlying stock, and will buy 200 shares. At the same time, he will sell 2 calls (1 option contract = 100 shares of the underlying symbol), with an expiration date of January 18 and a strike price of 40. The underlying’s last price was $38.41.

John is ready to place his trades, and will do so on Active Trader Pro®.

In this video, you will learn how to place a covered call trade using the option trade ticket in Active Trader Pro®. The option trade ticket is compact, easy to use, and accessible from multiple locations. Selling covered calls to help generate income is just one of the many strategies where the option trade ticket in Active Trader Pro® can help you find, evaluate, and place single or multi-leg option orders.

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