Morgan Stanley Touts Call Overwriting

Institutional equity investors who want to make up for lost dividends on stocks are advised to write three-month covered calls 10% out of the money on the Standard & Poor’s 500, as an example, to pocket premiums, according to Morgan Stanley equity derivatives strategists.

  • 17 Apr 2009

--Jeanine Prezioso

Institutional equity investors who want to make up for lost dividends on stocks are advised to write three-month covered calls 10% out of the money on the Standard & Poor’s 500, as an example, to pocket premiums, according to Morgan Stanley equity derivatives strategists.

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