Useful Books On Stock Market Trading — Sunday Thoughts

Many readers have asked me about the books to read about stock market investment and trading. Reading good books is enlightening. One must read. More you read, more you learn. Leaders are readers. They lead by better thoughts, show us the way though difficult situations and lead us to the right destination. That is why […]

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Options Trading Online Weekend Classes — Questions & Answers

On Monday, April 13, Options Trading Online Classes were announced. The response so far has been very good and there is a very good number of inquiries coming in. The classes are being held on daily basis till May 03, 2020. After that sessions will be held on weekends only. Lot of questions were coming […]

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June 2020 — Options Buying — Day (- 01 )

This was NIFTY yesterday. After being up by 120 points, NIFTY ended up in the red. It was a sad story for our trades. NIFTY fell more than 800 points in this series and we made losses with PUT trades. It is a humbling experience. The RELIANCE CALL was a disaster. ASIANPAINT was the dream […]

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Throwing Stones At A Mango Tree — Budget Rs. 20000 — May 2020 Series — May 27, 2020

We had planned to close the trades yesterday. Initial up move did not help much. After some wait, the trades were closed and the loss booked. It was a topsy turvy journey with good profit seen in the first two days of trade and then not retaining that profit. I understand that some readers would […]

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Money In The Bank — June 2020 Series — May 27, 2020

BANKNIFTY was very strong in the beginning but gave up a good part of the gains later. That was the story yesterday. The set up for June 2020 Series could be done at prices different from what were mentioned in yesterday’s post. That is normal. markets are dynamic and price points keep on changing. This […]

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The Lazy Trader — June 2020 — May 27, 2020

The lazy trades did nothing for the day. Nifty being up more than 100 points and then going down by 40 points, both the situations did not add anything to the positions. The series ended with a loss of almost Rs. 80000. The top 10 heavy weights futures lost about Rs. 296000 in the one […]

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Option Buyers Do Not Make Profit — Mitesh Patel — Twitter Debate

Over the weekend I saw this tweet. He is a successful and well respected trader with a huge following. Like all big traders he writes options to make his profits. Well, different strokes for different folks. He is not the only one who thinks like this. Option buyers are the poor traders with neither the […]

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May 2020 — Options Buying — Day 16

Market was down on Friday. That should have been of some use to us. No, we were also down on Friday. That has been the strange story of this series. Nifty has kept going down. We had PUT trades and still are losing in every trade. On April 30, 2020 NIFTY was at 9859.90. On […]

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Throwing Stones At A Mango Tree — Budget Rs. 20000 — May 2020 Series — May 26, 2020

We are back to a trading day after the long weekend. Our stone throwing had yielded some good mangoes over first two days. We chose to stay put rather than running away from the scene. What happens in such cases? The watchman gives chase and catches up with you. After that there are few curses […]

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Money In The Bank — June 2020 Series — May 26, 2020

This is how BANKNIFTY performed on Friday, May 22, 2020. As always, Banking stocks are the weak spot in the market. This fact did not help us much and we closed the trades for May Series with a loss. A loss of Rs. 7687. We take this in our stride and move on to June […]

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The Lazy Trader — May 2020 — May 26, 2020

Welcome back to the trading day after the long weekend. Nothing much happened with these trades as NIFTY went down sharply first and then recovered on Friday, May 22. At close it was down 67 points. There was slight out performance for the day by the group taken together but there were big under performers […]

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RBI Repo Rate Cut — Will It Be Of Any Help ?

How will reducing the repo rate by 40 basis point from 4.4% by RBI, help revive the Indian economy? : The question is —- How? It assumes that this action will have some role in the likely revival. Wrong assumption. Cutting the repo rates is not something new. It has been done so many times […]

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