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Here are today's Covered Call Picks for Tuesday 06-12-2012.

What's a Covered Call?

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Here are today's Covered Call Picks for Thursday 04-12-2012.

What's a Covered Call?

The covered call is a strategy where an investor writes a call option contract (sells an option) while at the same time owning an equivalent number of shares of the underlying stock.If this stock is purchased simultaneously with writing the call contract, the strategy is commonly referred to as a buy-write.

While you may have heard that trading options is risky business, covered calls are actually a very conservative strategy, and most brokerages even allow retirement IRA accounts to write covered calls.

Groupon

Groupon (GRPN) is releasing earnings after the bell tomorrow, February 8th. Consensus estimates are EPS of $.03. Here's how we think you should play the earnings call.

Shares are currently trading at $23.61 a share, and Call options that are expiring next Friday, February 17th are trading at a premium right now.