July 2019— Options Once Again — Day 18

As the expiry day on July 25 approaches, it becomes more difficult to trade. The biggest decision being how to handle the trades which are showing a good profit currently. This is what NIFTY did yesterday. A fall of 73 points continued from the big fall on Friday should have worked wonders for us. It […]

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Rs. 2000 Options — July 2019 — Day 18

NIFTY was down by 73 points yesterday. Should have been a good day for us. Ways of the market are not so straightforward. Our loss went up as the stocks in which we are holding PUTS went up yesterday defying the general market direction. There were big moves on both sides but ultimately the trades […]

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July 2019— Options Once Again — Day 17

The last 4 days of trades in this series. The month has been volatile to the extreme and so far we have been able to stay above water because of the resolute faith in our method. Market has rewarded our faith. Running away or salvaging some value from the losing trades is something which most […]

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Rs. 2000 Options — July 2019 — Day 17

Expiry week is upon us. Our trades have 4 days to deliver or become worthless. Both the outcomes are on the cards. NIFTY going down by 177 points on Friday was not of much help to our trades. COALINDIA and TITAN ended ip higher. SUNPHARMA and TATAMOTORS are so far gone that the money is […]

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The New Look — Issues Resolved

The new look of the blog came into existence 4 days ago. There were some issues initially which were noticed by me and pointed out by the readers too. Important posts like Selection Method, One Year Performance are now listed under FEATURE POSTS category on the right side. The images/charts in the older posts have […]

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Option Buying — Problems With Physical Settlement

SEBI has mandated that all In The Money stock options will have to be settled physically. It is compulsory. The process is already on and by October Expiry all the stock options will be settled accordingly. Nothing wrong with the intent. It is the way it is being implemented which is causing a problem. The […]

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The Week That Was — Weekly Review

Market participants worry about day to day losses and profits. They worry about the daily highs and lows. They try to draw inferences from these moves and try to find the reasons for what is happening. One day it is trade wars. Next day it is the Government policy about taxation on Foreign Institutional Participants […]

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July 2019– Options Once Again — Day 16

What a roller coaster ride? The current month is not for the weak of the heart. Whether you are a buyer or seller in the stocks; PUT buyer or CALL buyer, the ride has been thrilling and chilling so far. Next five days too are not going to be any different. We were hoping for […]

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Rs. 2000 Options– July 2019 — Day 16

NIFTY fell 90 points. The move was swift and sharp. There were 9 gainers and 41 losers in NIFTY 50 stocks. This again confirms our belief that it is futile to try to predict market direction. Among our trades here, COALINDIA made a good down move and the PUT 215 has now doubled in price. […]

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July 2019– Options Once Again — Day 15

Once again, NIFTY went up. This time by 24 points. We did not complain when it was going down everyday in the last week. We should not mind when it has gone up for 3 consecutive days. This is the ideal thought process. But we are human beings subject to emotions. Emotions that cause a […]

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