Rs. 2000 Options — December 2019 — Dec 09

On Friday, NIFTY went down by 96 points. The fall in NIFTY should have helped our trades and it did to some extent. The gain in our positions came entirely through M&M PUT 480 as this stock fell 2.81% on the day. It is still at Rs. 510 level and we look towards a further […]

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Sunday Musings — Review of the week — December 08, 2019

On Friday, NIFTY was down 96 points. NIFTY was in the red on 4 out of 5 trading days in the week just gone by. But how much? It was down by 134.55 points which is just 1.11%. We have to take what the market gives. And for us, it is our trades that matter […]

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Trading Success —- Keeping it simple

Stock market trading draws many people. All come here in search of their pot of gold. They look for profits, soon find out that it is not so easy as they thought and are looking at losses now. Next step is to start learning. Here the real confusion starts. Confusion is further confounded if the […]

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December 2019 —- Options Buying — Day 06

It was a repeat of Wednesday on Thursday only in reverse. Again we had both sides move but finally ended up negative as far as NIFTY is considered. Main reason were the banking stocks with all the 12 constituents of BANKNIFTY in the red. So were the stocks of energy sector and few others. We […]

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Money In The Bank — December 2019 Series — December 06,2019

Yesterday was Monetary Policy day. There was no rate cut. Not that it was expected, but markets are all about hope, fear and greed. This is what BANKNIFTY did. All the 12 stocks in the red. We had closed the trades at 10:00 am at these prices. The reasoning for this was explained in the […]

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The Lazy Trader — December Series — December 06, 2019

Welcome back to The Lazy Trader after a few day’s break. The last post was on November 27, 2019 and the loss till Nov 26 was Rs. 22369. Strategies are all about setting up and doing nothing after that secure in the knowledge that the loss will not be much while profit is left to […]

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Hedged Futures Trading — December 2019 Series — December 06, 2019

The journey so far in this series has been not so exciting. It is not easy to buy Deep In The Money options. For this reason, trades in TITAN could not be set up even over a period of two days. LT trades were closed yesterday. Futures were bought back at Rs. 1290 and the […]

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Rs. 2000 Options — December 2019 — Dec 06

Another volatile day gone. NIFTY moved positive to negative and became positive again. And then lost steam again to move into negative territory once more. We had small trades. There was no big move in any of them. Still in loss but it reduced slightly as compared to previous day. Unless there is a big […]

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December 2019 — Buying Options — Day 05

NIFTY did a whipsaw move yesterday. It went down fast and then recovered equally fast. Sometimes, it makes me think whether people were stupid in the morning or were they stupid in the afternoon. We know that market can fool most of the people most of the time and such moves will keep on happening. […]

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Money In The Bank — December 2019 Series — December 05, 2019

Let us look at what BANKNIFTY did yesterday. Only trouble is that one of the losers was HDFCBANK. If we look at the position at close yesterday, we find that ICICIBANK and KOTAKBANK trades have given us a good part of the profit whereas we got almost nothing from HDFCBANK. As we go further, we […]

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