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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Rs. 2000 Options– July 2019– Day 14 and 15

There was no post yesterday in this series as I was short of time due to travelling requirements. The rest for one day did nothing to cause any improvement in our positions. It is a fact that we knew fully well while entering the trades that all of these can expire worthless. It is also […]

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Welcome To The New Look

Your favourite place has a new look now. The content and the style remains the same with the new appearance. I hope it will be a good experience. There maybe few glitches initially and lack of familiarity with the interface may cause small inconvenience but I hope we all will get over that. For me […]

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July 2019– Options Once Again– Day 14

A kind of day when everything that can go wrong went wrong. At the end of day one was just left perplexed and wondering as to what was done wrong. From a profit position of about Rs. 9000 we came down to a loss of above Rs. 20000. A serious situation. Not very long ago […]

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July 2019 — Options Once Again — Day 13

NIFTY closed 35 points higher. Number of declining stock was more than the gaining stocks. The biggest contributor to the Index gain was INFY. Otherwise it would have been a flat day for NIFTY. NIFTY gained the points it had lost on Friday. We are back to where we were just two days ago. Such […]

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