September 2019 — We Buy Options — Day 12

A day when Nifty just went downhill. It is clear from the market moves over last few days that the market has a mind of its own. It does not care for what the Finance Minister says in her weekly press conferences. It does not care if 10 public sector banks are merged into 4. […]

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The Lazy Trader — September 2019— Day 11 and 12

On Monday and Tuesday, NIFTY took a dive. The closing on Friday was 11075.90. On Tuesday, we were at 10817.60. Two days gone and 258.3 points gone out of Nifty. On Friday, The Lazy Trader strategy had a mark to market loss of Rs. 71073. On Monday morning I had posted that whenever these heavy […]

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Rs. 2000 Options — September 2019 — Day 12

Nifty fell 185 points yesterday. This was second successive day of Nifty down move. Our trades in this Rs. 2000 series had lost Rs. 5471 as mark to market loss till Monday. The fall on Tuesday caused this loss to go down a little bit. We can still lose the entire premium amount of Rs. […]

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September 2019— We Buy Options — Day 11

Another day came and went. It offered hope in plenty in the morning and as the day progressed we found that we had not progressed at all. The Nifty chart showing a fall of 72 points would imply that our trades would have given a good result yesterday. Far from true. In fact some of […]

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Rs. 2000 Options — September 2019 — Day 11

Day by day, time is ticking away. The stocks are either doing nothing or going up while we are watching the PUT values erode. Should we take a different approach to buying options? This approach has given us handsome profits over last 3 months. It looks like that we may lose around Rs. 10000 maximum […]

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September 2019– We Buy Options — Day 10

Dark clouds, silver linings. We return to the first trading day of the new week with some trepidation, some caution and some hope. Trepidation because we have seen the previous week going bad to worse in no time and making our trades almost beyond salvage. Caution because it saves additional capital being committed to trades […]

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The Lazy Trader — September 2019 — Day 10

On Friday, NIFTY went up 93 points. Once again, the heavy weights did not perform well. In fact, these stocks have not done well over last 30 days. Somehow, we ended up profitable over August Series. Let us look at the chart below: While NIFTY has gained 1.37% in 30 day period, 6 out of […]

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Rs. 2000 Options — September 2019— Day 10

Out of 18 trading days in September series, 9 days are gone. We have lost half of our trading capital in this period. Remaining 9 days can make or break the trades. Some of the trades can not be taken till expiry. So be it. We need to play by the rules as they exist. […]

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F&O Workshop at Mumbai on September 22, 2019 — Venue Finalized — Please Confirm Participation

The last F&O Workshop at Mumbai was conducted on January 06, 2019. It has been a long time. Markets have gone through a roller coaster ride in this period. It made all time highs and then gave up on the gains. Our journey of Option Buying has also gone through all these ups and downs […]

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Hope And Despair — Managing Emotions In Trading — Sunday Review

Friday turned out to be a disaster. It was really Friday, the 13th for our trades. As can be seen from the NIFTY movement, in just two hours from 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm, the hope gave way to despair. Every trade was doing better than previous day at some point but in the last […]

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