Options Trading Online Classes — August 2020 — Please Confirm Participation

This blog has now completed 30 months of its existence. Not a great achievement but not something to forget about either. The intent was to tell the readers that Option Trading can be done profitably without getting into complexities, multiple sets of trades and you do not have to be glued to the monitor all […]

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The Winning Traders — Strategies Group — Commences on June 25, 2020

The tag line of this blog is — TAKING YOUR OPTION TRADES TO NEXT LEVEL. Could we really do it over last two years? The answer would be a partial YES. Why partial? The main focus of this blog has been profitable option buying. And a very good success has been achieved with that focused […]

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The Winning Traders — New Group– Commences From July 2020 Series

Options buying journey on this blog commenced from May 2018 series. The results have been excellent. We have heard the saying that 80% of options expire worthless. These results show that we got about 35% of the trades right. But did the readers actually made this kind of money? The answer would be — NO. […]

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Small Profit Vs Big Profit — The Debate Continues — Your Thoughts ?

Some two years ago, in September 2018, I had written a post favoring Big Profits. At that time, this blog was new. We were dealing with Option Buying only and from September 2018 it looked to be the best thing in the world to do. Two years since then have changed the perspective significantly. I […]

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The Lazy Trader — Margin Issues — Weekend Review

The last week was not good for the lazy trades. Apparently the market moved up a little. The gain came from stocks other than the top 10 heavy weights. HDFC and HDFCBANK have dragged the index down by a big under performance. The status on Friday, August 07 : We are looking at a mark […]

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August 2020 — Options Buying — Day 06

Another volatile day but on the positive side. NIFTY finally managed to close just above 11200. LT and BHARTIARTL closed slightly in the red but that did not give us anything. Other two trades kept on going wrong. Overall the day gave us a further loss of about Rs. 2200 which is not so bad […]

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Money In The Bank — August 2020 Series — August 07, 2020

Yesterday was the RBI Monetary Policy day. That event added volatility to the day’s trading. No rate cut was announced but the market took it in its stride. The gain in BANKNIFTY was lower than the gain in NIFTY. That tells us about the sectoral weakness. Our strategy did well yesterday as the mark to […]

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Weekly Warrior — Nifty/ Bank Nifty — August 13 Expiry — Day 01

August 06, 2020 Weekly Expiry trades closed yesterday. We have been very lucky in these trades. Every week of July Series was profitable and the first week of August followed that profit making trend. It will not be always like that but there is no harm in making hay while the sun shines. Like we […]

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August 2020 — Options Buying — Day 05

The early trades saw NIFTY going up 130 points. Then in an abrupt move, NIFTY went into the red on two occasions. Finally ended the day with just 6 points gain. I wish, we also had some gain however small. Our trades continued to suffer. Once again the consoling factor being that the gains in […]

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Money In The Bank — August 2020 Series — August 06, 2020

A very volatile day finally ending flat. The problem was that HDFCBANK was among the two losing stocks for the day. That spoiled an otherwise good day. The flat days always hurt these set ups and yesterday was no exception. We stay with the trades and see what today brings for us. Trade cautiously, trade […]

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Simple Strategy With Weekly Options — NIFTY & BANKNIFTY — Aug 06 Expiry — Day 05

Yesterday the indices ended flat after moving up and down in a volatile manner. Today is the expiry day for our weekly set up. Let us review the position and decide what is to be done for these trades today. Set Up: Position on Wednesday August 05: NIFTY Trades: Sell Trades —— 36.95 + 19.50 […]

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August 2020 — Options Buying — Day 04

On Monday, we saw NIFTY falling 181 points and our 3 PUT trades got no benefit out of that move. Yesterday, we kept watching as NIFTY moved up relentlessly throughout the day and closed with a gain of 203 points. We got nothing on Monday but we lost too much on Tuesday. The new trade […]

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Money In The Bank — August 2020 Series — August 05, 2020

Banking stocks were falling like nine pins on Monday. Tuesday was another day. Suddenly everything was fine with the market. HDFCBANK which was under performing for some time found its feet yesterday and was a big gainer. ICICIBANK and AXISBANK too joined the party and that made BANKNIFTY go up. The graph looks good but […]

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