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I've written covered calls against certain holdings of mine in the past but I don't do it regularly. If the option premium is selling such that I'd make a minimum 15% annualized return or higher I might consider it, but I have to weigh that against the short term capital gains taxes of sold options (options you sell are always short term cap gains) and the cost of either buying the call back at a loss or selling out of a stock that's gone up enough to have the call exercised.

I do it opportunistically, but not as a regular part of my portfolio management.

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