JANUARY 21, 2022 — OPTIONSNEXT Celebrates Four Year Journey

The journey began on January 21, 2018. On that day, I had conducted my first ever Futures & Options Workshop at Bangalore. On the same day, the first post was made on this blog. Today, it is time to celebrate the 4 year completion and to look back. The hesitant initial steps have taken this […]

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Money In The Bank – Review of 27 Months – 101% Return

The trades in the second set of January 2022 series were closed around 11:30–11:40 am on January 18. It was before BANKNIFTY climbed up. It was also before it tanked in the last 2 hours of the day. This is how the series finally ended for these trades. Technical glitch on this site is partly […]

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Looking For A Trading Account — Fyers Is A Good Choice

Two months ago, I had given by recommendation about selecting Fyers.in as a broker of choice. Further to that, this is the information made available by Mr. Tejas Khoday. My reasons: Why suggesting Fyers?: Readers can find what they say about themselves by visiting their site Fyers.in or clicking the link here: https://partners.fyers.in/AP0853 In October […]

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Money In The Bank — February 2022 Series — January 21, 2022

We have completed 27 months of this strategy already. The trades for January 2022 series were closed on Tuesday, January 18 and we did nothing for two days. It is time to initiate the trades. This time, we go with HDFCBANK, ICICIBANK and KOTAKBANK as NSE site tells us that these were the top 3 […]

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Nifty Call Spread – February 2022 Series – January 21, 2022

NIFTY continued to fall on yet another day. Yesterday, it was 181 points. It was planned to take an early exit from both the sold and bought CALL options. That was done and January series came to a close for these trades. The amount of Rs. 2852 looks small but is more than 5% of […]

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Option Buying — January 2022 Series – January 20, 2022

The website was down for 10 days as I could not solve the technical glitches. It is still not fully solved but I can post. That should be good enough for now. What is not good enough is the state of our option buying trades. The big fall over last 2 days, 195 points on […]

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Nifty Call Spread — January 2022 Series — January 20, 2022

We had a 195 point fall in NIFTY on Tuesday. That had hurt the trades badly. To add insult to injury, there was another 175 point down move yesterday. How much further hurt was caused by this fall? We lost 22 points yesterday. That brought down the MTM profit quite sharply. Action for today: NIFTY […]

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The Poor Retail Investors — Are They The Always On The Losing Side — Sunday Story

Every one loses money in stock markets at some points of time. Market is too big for every player and it establishes its supremacy by showing the door to biggest of them. In 1995, one trader Nick Leeson brought down Barings Bank of UK. The details are here in a case study: https://www.e-education.psu.edu/ebf301/node/569 There were […]

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Option Trading Online Class — Sunday, January 16, 2022 – Please Confirm Your Participation

On October 19, 2021, NIFTY made the new all time high at 18604.45. December 24, 2021 saw NIFTY closing at 17003.75. More than 1600 points were gone in about two months. In next two weeks, NIFTY has bounced back to 17812 ( Jan 07, 2022 ) The bounce backs, declines, all time highs and some […]

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Doing Nothing With Options — Works Wonderfully – 10 Year Summary- 2012-2021

There are multiple option trading strategies designed to work wonders. At some point in our trading journey, we surely have tried few of them with varied success or lack of success, depending on our luck and the market mood. Missing the wood for the trees is normal human nature. Going for the complicated and not […]

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Money In The Bank — January 2022 Series — January 07, 2022

BANKNIFTY was down just 205 points yesterday. At one stage, it was down more than 500 points but there was a good recovery late in the day. As expected, our setup gave up a good part of MTM profit. It is still profitable but seeing it getting reduced does not look good. Position at close […]

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