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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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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2021 — The Heavy Weights Failed To Pull Their Weight — Sunday Story

Finally, the year 2021 came to conclusion on December 31. Let us have a look at the top 10 gainers among the NIFTY 50 stocks: TATAMOTORS, HINDALCO, BAJAJFINSV, TECHM, GRASIM, TATASTEEL,JSWSTEEL, SBIN and TITAN were the big gainers with TATASTEEL at 162.18% leading the back and TITAN at #10 with a very good 62.15% gain […]

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The Year That Was — 2021 — A Quick Review – Saturday Story –January 01, 2022

Happy new year 2022 to all the readers. May this year bring in peace, harmony, health, joy and money. May it bring more success to our trading endeavour. Past is a mirror which can tell us about the future. Let us have a quick look at how the market performed and what did we make […]

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Profit From Nifty Options — Art Of Doing Nothing — Book Update — Sunday Story

My humble effort was published on Amazon.in in early June 2021. The book was meant to prove the simple facts: Option Buying can be profitable and do better than the Index returns over a long period of time. There is no mystic science or mystery in Options Trading. It is simple and uncomplicated. The data […]

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Money In The Bank — 26 Months Journey — Saturday Story

The journey began on November 01, 2019. The simple strategy — Sell 1 lot of OTM PUT in 3 major stocks of BANKNIFTY index. At that time these stocks were — HDFCBANK,ICICIBANK and KOTAKBANK. Hedge the sold position by BUYING BANKNIFTY PUT – 3 Lots. During this 26 month journey, the third stock has changed […]

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Fall On November 26, 2021 — Is It The Beginning Of Correction? — Saturday Story

NIFTY fell 509 points yesterday. From a high of 18604.45 on October 19, 2021 it has come down to 17026.45 on November 26, 2021. Few days before that I had written in a post here: Looks like I have earned the bragging rights for the present. This was the part of the article posted on […]

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Losses In Stock Market — How And Why ? — Sunday Musings

Most of the people enter the market with some knowledge. Still 90% of them end up losing money. This was asked on Quora more than 4 years ago, The question and the answer still remain relevant as nothing seems to have changed. Market moves higher, makes new highs but the percentage of traders making losses […]

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Big Capital- Profit Expectations — Reality Of Trading — Sunday Musings — November 14, 2021

What should be my strategy if I am looking at returns of around 5% monthly on a capital of Rs. 1. 00 Crore?: This was one of the questions on Quora which I answered 4 years ago on October 29, 2017. After that my trading has changed a lot. Readers of this blog know how […]

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