Options involve risk and are not suitable for all investors. Please read Characteristics and Risks of Standardized Options at www.tradeking.com . TradeKing’s Brian Overby explains the basics of covered call writing, a popular beginning options strategy. Along with an actual example of a covered call, Brian covers the pros and cons of selling a covered call vs. buying stock outright. TO EMBED THIS VIDEO IN YOUR SITE: Go to bit.ly and click on the "up" arrow in the bottom right corner of the video player. This will reveal a permanent link and embed code for your use.