Money In The Bank — October 2020 Series — Sep 21, 2020

We were to close the trades in the September series on Friday and set it up again for October series. No big deal but we were hit by a sudden down move while setting up the new trades. First the closing of September Series: Not a good closing but we get whatever the market gives. […]

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Weekly Warrior — Nifty/ Bank Nifty — September 24 Expiry — Day 02

Friday trading was looking like a very flat kind of day when suddenly a sharp volatility spike came in. Market fell in a vertical kind of drop. From there it recovered to close with a small loss of just 11 points. We were to set up the new trades for Sep 24 expiry. These were […]

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Weekly Warrior Strategy — 12 Weeks Review

We started this simple calendar spread strategy from July month. Here we are selling slightly OTM PUT and CALL options in NIFTY/BANKNIFTY for weekly expiry and hedging the trades by buying the same strikes PUT and CALL for the monthly expiry. Profit is earned through the time decay in weekly options. There is time decay […]

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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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September 2020— Options Buying — Day 16

A look at NIFTY yesterday. A loss of 88 points in NIFTY would make a PUT buyer cheerful in normal situation. For us nothing has been normal in recent times. Yesterday was no exception. Both ASIANPAINT and HINDPETRO did what they have been doing. Showing signs of giving us something but then actually taking it […]

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Bucking The Trend — October 2020 Series — September 18, 2020

We made a little more progress yesterday with the two trades currently in position. INFY made yet another 52 week high yesterday while ASIANPAINT came down from a position of strength. Our trades are so positioned that both these moves had no impact. This is the current status: In case of ASIANPAINT, PUT 2060 and […]

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Money In The Bank — September 2020 Series — September 18, 2020

We generally close our trades on Friday prior to the expiry week. Today is that day. The down move in the indices yesterday did not prove good for our trades. We see that all the 12 stocks in the index were losers. But the loss in our stocks was more than that in the index. […]

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Weekly Warrior — Nifty/ Bank Nifty — September 24 Expiry — Day 01

Weekly expiry of options contracts got over yesterday. For getting something out of our NIFTY trades, we needed the index to move down. We had decided to stay with the trades and let the market do the job. Leaving it to the market works most of the time and did this time too. Nifty made […]

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September 2020 — Options Buying — Day 15

We are on to day 15 of September series with nothing to show for our efforts except yet another loss which is getting bigger by the day. This is how the market moved yesterday, September 16: Around 12:00 hours the day looked good. ASIANPAINT was losing but there was some recovery in the HINDPETRO PUT […]

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Bucking The Trend — New Series — September 17, 2020

Whenever we try something new there is a lot to worry about. Stock price moving up when moving lower would be good for us is one such worry. In the money options not getting traded with good volumes is another worry. These worries mean nothing if the trades finally end up making money. It is […]

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