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Hi, new to TMF so hello to everyone. Does this board answer questions about stocks/options other than those in the "portfolio'? I come here with quite a few holdings and wondered about writing puts and calls (covered) on the positions I have and consider core (like XOM, MCD, BP, VZ, ) and others that are shorter term in view (like F, WBS ).

Writing calls - do you look for slightly out of the money call that expires in less than 60 days? When writing puts do you also look for out of the money puts with less than 60 days? The premiums sure seem small in either case.

Thanks, lots of questions as I am new to options and how to use tools like the greeks, etc.

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