Futures and Options Workshops at Hyderabad and Chennai — November 03 and 17, 2019

The Futures and Options Workshop journey began at Bangalore on January 2018. The aim was to tell the participants that trading in options was simple. That options buying can be profitable. That Futures can be used as a successful strategy for consistent gains. That all the complicated things people tell you about are just the […]

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October 2019 — We Buy Options — Day 14

Yesterday, we felt the fury of the charging bull. It rushed and crushed us in a sudden up move. The move happened from 12:30 pm to 3:30 pm. It was attributed to Brexit Deal. Looking for the reasons will not make our trades turn around. Only that such reasons are mentioned while the move is […]

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The Lazy Trader — October Series — Day 14

Market can stay irrational far longer than we can stay solvent. An old saying but coming true in September Series and once again now. Yesterday Nifty made a big up move of 122 points. Let us have a look at the top 10 gainers for the day. Do we see a single one of the […]

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October 2019 — We Buy Options — Day 13

One day follows another and we do not make any progress. Trades go wrong further and the recurring thought at the end of day is — Why do we buy options? I feel many readers will be having this question in mind right now. We buy options because the possibility of a big profit is […]

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The Lazy Trader — October Series — Day 13

Laziness is not paying off this time. Most people will say that it never pays. They are right in the context they talk about. Our laziness is planned inaction as opposed to being lethargic in our approach. But that planned inaction is also getting us nowhere. For all the NIFTY gains over last 4 days, […]

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Rs. 2000 Options — October 2019 —- Day 13

Another day of Index moving up and down and finally closing higher. Did nothing for our trades here. None of the stocks made a big move in either direction. We need that one big down move in at least one of the stocks to get back into profitability. Till then we wait hopefully. The status […]

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October 2019 — We Buy Options —Day 12

Everything that could go wrong, went wrong. Yesterday was that kind of day for our trades. The NIFTY move tells half the story. The other half is told by these numbers. Just few days ago, we were looking at a profit of Rs. 40000. Now it is a losing set up. Sad story but we […]

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The Lazy Trader — October Series — Day 12

Market continued to do what it has been doing for last 3 days. The bigger gains are happening in the other 40 stocks and not in the top 10 heavy weights. Normally these 10 lead the market but currently these stocks are relegated to be the market followers. They are not leading the rally at […]

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Rs. 2000 Options — October 2019 — Day 12

Let the picture tell the story. With 4 far away strike PUTS and NIFTY moving up 87 points, this kind of status is the normal outcome. Half the value is gone. The remaining half will take some more time or there may be a reversal in fortunes. Time will tell. We do not take any […]

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October 2019 — We Buy Options — Day 11

Nifty was once again very volatile yesterday. The last 45 minutes were brought some relief to our trades otherwise we were far too gone. Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall, Humpty Dumpty had a great fall. The trading position yesterday reminded of the above rhyme. It was really a great fall. With the small gain […]

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The Lazy Trader — October Series — Day 11

One thing is sure in the current market scenario. The big stocks are not going anywhere. Whenever there is some gain in NIFTY, it is because of the stocks which were not doing anything earlier suddenly gaining in a big way. Yesterday, NIFTY went up another 36 points. At one stage it was up more […]

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