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Size buy-write in Caesars unwind's last week's purchase for $3M gain.
Dynamic Overwrite Fund (NYSE:DIAX), Nuveen S&P 500 Buy-Write Income Fund (NYSE:BXMX) and Nuveen Real Estate Income Fund (NYSE:JRS) pm Saturday released their regular distributions for quarter.
Nevertheless, a "buy-write" strategy might produce desirable results if stocks are in a trading range.
A buy-write strategy for European blue chips -- which combines long equity exposures with sales of call options amid expectations the index moves will be muted -- has earned about 3.4 per cent since May 31, compared with a 2.1 per cent return for the underlying Euro Stoxx 50 index.
CBOE Holdings launched the CBOE S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats Target Income Index (SPAI), a benchmark index designed to track the hypothetical performance of a partial buy-write strategy applied to stocks contained in the widely utilized S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats Index, to target a specific level of total income.
Pension Plan Allocations: Analysis of actual pension plan allocations suggests plan sponsors would have benefited from the addition of index-based buy-write option strategies.
Eaton Vance Tax-Managed Buy-Write Income Fund (NYSE: ETB)
Arin's Chief Investment Strategist explains the strategy as: "ALAC+ is well beyond the often used Buy-Write approach (buying underlying shares and selling related options).
The covered call writer either buys common stock and simultaneously sells an equivalent number of call options against the shares purchased (commonly called a buy-write) or sells calls against common stock that is already owned.
10K longer-dated Jan21 7 puts also trade and direction is unclear, as it printed mid-market for 64c with bid-ask 59 - 67c (looks tied, marked buy-write, and possibly a closing sale).
Just as volatility and high prices might make some investors leery of stocks now (see "Buy-write strategies for a flat market"), the threat of rising interest rates may worry fixed income investors.
Eaton Vance Tax-Managed Global Buy-Write Opportunities Fund (NYSE: ETW)