Money In The Bank — The Journey So Far

This series about a strategy with the banking stocks was started from November 2019. Yesterday we closed the trades of September Series. This was the third set up in September and a loss was booked in this. Before that we had booked profits twice in this series. Let us look at those numbers. After giving […]

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Adversity To Opportunity, Lemons To Lemonade, Despair To Hope — Sunday Story

We hear many stories of great courage, triumph of human will power over extreme adversities and draw inspiration from such stories. The one story which has impressed me most is the story of Jon Morrow, who has beaten incredible odds just to stay alive leave alone achieve what he has done. Here is the man: […]

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Option Buying — A Success Story From US — March 2020

We had a very good month in March 2020 for our trades. Since then it has been all downhill. That is the nature of option buying trades. Regular small losses ( definition of small varies for every one of us ) followed by a big big profit if we care to take that. Read the […]

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Down In The Dumps And Climbing Out — Reliving Failure and Success

The current times are not good for our option buying trades. The losing streak is just not coming to an end. We know that trading could be a roller coaster but the ride can not be fun if it keeps hurtling down all the time. Going down is not fun. Trading with continuous losses is […]

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Winning, Losing , Learning — The Right Perspective

Yesterday, this was one of the comments on the day’s post: when i was quite new to this group, i remember i took a trade and it went just the opposite way, and when i wanted to cut the losses, i was advised to stick to till end of month and watch as many did […]

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NSE New Website –Our Trade Selection Process — Changes

NSE website new version is becoming effective now and old version will not be available after August 31, 2020. In the new site, Market Data under Equity/Stock is now presented like this: The 365 day Change and 30 day change columns are gone. We were using 30 day change as a measure of weakness or […]

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Independence Day 2020 — Some Thoughts, Some Nostalgia

India became a free nation on August 15, 1947. We are celebrating the Independence Day today. Time has moved on, so has the nation. So have the people. The stalwarts of those times are in their eternal heavenly abode and the new generation of the population of India have almost no connect with those times. […]

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Banking Or Gambling — Are They Same?

Yesterday we talked about stock market being compared to gambling. Considering the uncertainties of the market, that comparison may be alright at times. The proportion of losers in the stock market is almost similar to the losers at casinos. But to call Banking Business as gambling would be audacious. The current state of banking in […]

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Our Option Trades — Are We Doing Right? — Saturday Story

Every trader should look back and review the actions and trades from time to time. Weekends and holidays are a good time for this. Believe me all good trades do this review. Otherwise they will not be profitable. The way of reviewing may be different for every trader but there is no avoiding it. In […]

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When Patience Paid — Some Past Trades — Sunday Story

I believe in taking a trade and staying with it as long as possible. Outcome of the trade depends on the market. If the trend goes against my trade, I take the loss. If it is for me, I keep on waiting. The results are mixed. At times, the profit seen is given back. There […]

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