Art Of Doing Nothing — To Make Money — Option Buying — Chapter 4

We discussed how CALL option buying in NIFTY would have made decent profits in year 2020. In yesterday’s post, we analyzed the reasons of profit and the losses and how options are a good tool to trade. Today, we continue the journey through the first 5 months of the current year 2021. Please read on: […]

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Money In The Bank — June 2021 Series — June 07, 2021

This was how BANKNIFTY moved on Friday, June 04. Interesting point here is that PUT 33000 as well as PUT 32000 both lost a little money in spite of a 1% fall in BANKNIFTY. By the same reason, sold PUTS in the 3 stocks too did not gain much. As all the three were poor […]

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Art Of Doing Nothing — To Make Money — Option Buying — Year 2020 — Continued

In yesterday’s post we saw how buying ITM CALLS would have given a wonderful profit in the year 2020. Readers are always inquisitive and have many questions: Could we not do it with ATM CALLS? Will this always work out like this? If it is really so simple and easy why is not everyone doing […]

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Art Of Doing Nothing — To Make Money — Option Buying — Year 2020

In yesterday’s post I promised the moon. Words have a way to come back and haunt you and taunt you. After all, my option buying trades have not done well over last one year. That is putting it mildly, the trades have been an absolute disaster. I am still in the game due to profit […]

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Art Of Doing Nothing — To Make Money — Option Buying

Welcome to a new discussion thread. This is coming at a time when I am taking a break from Option Buying trades after continuous losses. Ironical, maybe. I had mentioned that looking back is important. We can know about the mistakes made and find out what went wrong. Over last few days of thinking, the […]

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Money In The Bank — June 2021 Series — June 04, 2021

It was a good day for our setup yesterday. This time the gain in BANKNIFTY came through AXISBANK and HDFCBANK. We always look for a good show from at least 2 out of 3 stocks on day to day basis. The day turns out to be good if that happens. The position at close yesterday: […]

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Not So Lazy — June 2021 Series — June 04

It is Friday once again. This week has been a strong week for NIFTY as it continues to make new highs. Yesterday the 15700 mark was also taken out. Among the top 10, there were some good performances from the likes of HDFCBANK, LT and KOTAKBANK. Average performance by others added little bits to the […]

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Money In The Bank — June 2021 Series — June 03, 2021

At most times, a picture tells the better story. Here are two of them. BANKNIFTY on June 02: Absolutely flat with 4 stocks as losers. Which are those 4: And we have sold PUT options in 3 out of these 4. We look for good performance from 2 out of 3 stocks. We got a […]

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Not So Lazy — June 2021 Series — June 03, 2021

NIFTY recovered from the lows to close absolutely flat yesterday. The recovery was through metal sector and PSUs. It did not include IT and Private Banks which remained under pressure throughout the day. ITC was the top loser. As a result, our mark to market position lost out. We do nothing but stay with the […]

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Money In The Bank — June 2021 Series — June 02

A dull and not so good day for us. Yesterday BANKNIFTY went down by 189 points. There were just 2 gaining stocks out of 12 and those were SBIN and AUBANK. ICICIBANK turned from hero to zero in just a day and was the leader in this fall. AXISBANK and HDFCBANK were also on the […]

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