Weak Shall Remain Weak — Past And Present — Saturday Story

Let us look at some numbers for few select stocks. First the background: People become exuberant when market makes higher and higher levels. At present markets may be in a depressed mood but NIFTY had made the all time high of 12430.50 less than 4 months ago on January 20, 2020. Looks like a long […]

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Option Buying Journey — Comparing Year 1 and Year 2– Saturday Story

Two years ago, I started a series on Options Buying on this blog. At that time, it was not a series. It was a tentative first step into the unknown. Option Buyers do not make money. 80% options expire worthless. Time decay kills the option premiums. These were the things we were trying to fight […]

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Our Website Ranking — At A New High — Thank You Readers

This blog came into existence on January 21, 2018. Domain name and hosting server were arranged a few months earlier but posts on the blog began from this date. Initially was clueless about what to write. After two three months, a series about option buying trades was started and that series remains the main feature […]

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Words Came True After 3 Years — Looking Back — Saturday Story

About 3 years ago, I had answered this question here on Quora. Pramod Kumar’s answer to Can I become a millionaire by trading options in India? My understanding of the question was: I understand that your question is about a regular individual trader with a capital of about Rs. 2–3 lakhs converting it into Rs. […]

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Banking Stocks — Are They Good Investment Over Long Term

Is it a good time to invest in Bank Stocks for the long term ? : Banks are meant to be a profitable and good business. The business is simple. Get money from people at a cost. Lend it to other people at higher rate of interest than the bank pays on deposits. The difference […]

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RBI Moves— Market Moves Up — What Next ? — Saturday Thoughts

I am observing the market for more than 40 years now and it never ceases to amaze. It does the expected and suddenly the unexpected. One never knows why something happened though guys on TV will try to put a spin on everything. RBI came up with another set of concessions to help the businesses […]

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Who Needs Nirav Modi ?— Sad Story Of PSU Banks — Sunday Story

It was in February that Chairman of Punjab National Bank appeared on TV to tell it to the public that there has been a fraud committed on the bank by Nirav Modi. As expected, the stock price fell after that. This is the story all of us know. Another Story : On October 24, 2017 […]

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Trend Is Friend — Good, When It Is Not — Still Fine — Review Of Year 1

The Option Buying Series on this blog began from May 2018 Series. We are now into Month 24 of the series and it continues to be a profitable journey. Many readers ( most of them ) have joined the journey somewhere along the way and would not have cared to go back and see how […]

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My Experiments With Trades — Saddle Trade In August 2008 — Sunday Story

Present times are reminiscent of the year 2008. There is too much fear and very little hope. Along with fear, greed is always present. That is why we see some surge in the market even when the conditions remain bleak and uninspiring. We see Nifty going down 4% one day and up 3.5% next day. […]

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How To Trade In A Down Trend — Saturday Story

At times, I review what I had written in the past. That review tells me how my method is evolving and whether I am consistent with my thought process. Mostly I find that I keep doing same things repeatedly. Results vary but the approach to trades remains the same. Today I am sharing one of […]

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