Jan 26, 2021 12:59 PM IST
Market speculation has reached a frenzied level not seen since the tail end of the dot-com boom two decades ago
- Nov 11, 2020 10:37 AM IST
The biggest advantage has been the hedging option provided by the derivative market
- Aug 01, 2020 08:36 AM IST
Options are the ideal instrument to resort to in situations like today after the Nifty reversed 70% of the drop caused by COVID-19 and is still standing strong.
- Jul 17, 2020 09:31 AM IST
New investors are putting their money into options, which offer high returns but are riskier. Analysts attribute their affinity to low margin requirements and ease of executing the trade
- Apr 27, 2020 08:09 AM IST
Bear Put spread is a moderately bearish strategy. The strategy is built by Buying a Put close to the current market price of the underlying and Selling the same expiry Put but of a strike lower than the Put bought.
- Apr 25, 2020 02:31 PM IST
As COVID-19 pandemic turns the entire market more headline-driven than driven by solid economic data. The moves upward or downward become vulnerable to reversals and respite.
- Apr 20, 2020 09:28 AM IST
Modified Call Butterfly is a 4-legged strategy where 1 lot of Call close to current underlying level is bought against that 2 lots of higher strike calls.
- Apr 08, 2020 09:12 AM IST
In the last few days, trading volumes have fallen across segments, causing havoc among traders. In this article, we will examine the effects of this, and what precautions we can take to decrease our risks.
- Apr 07, 2020 07:19 AM IST
Considering the unpredictability of the pandemic, it makes sense to keep the trades limited and protected. Hence, Modified Butterfly on monthly series options is advised.
- Mar 28, 2020 01:06 PM IST
The Back ratios are typically known for their pro-volatility characteristics. Here, we have a forecast that we could have a big move in a day or two.
- Mar 23, 2020 11:44 AM IST
Empirically such periods have ended in prolonged calmer times. Till such signs come into trade analytics with a drop in Implied Volatility, it would be wise to await an opportunity instead of venturing into a trade.
- Mar 21, 2020 12:39 PM IST
Writing Options and covering the Option Buyer is equally difficult as the possibility of any unforeseen, unexpected rises a lot. This makes the Option Writing a lot riskier.
- Mar 02, 2020 12:14 PM IST
Trapped Option Writers may extrapolate weakness if any in the coming days. Hence, an index hedge is advised with bear Put spread on Nifty profiting from the extension of the ongoing meltdown.
- Feb 24, 2020 10:25 AM IST
Bear Put Strategy is built by Buying a Put close to the current market price of the underlying and selling the same expiry Put but of a strike lower than the Put bought.
- Feb 23, 2020 09:46 AM IST
Historically, we have seen that equities as an asset class have outperformed in a trending market. But, it is equally important to learn an art of option writing, especially in the ‘non-directional’ one
- Feb 08, 2020 12:21 PM IST
Options trading is more and more becoming an integral part of trading especially after benchmark indices topped global charts for highest Options Volumes.
- Jan 15, 2020 09:47 AM IST
It would encourage hedged trades, making the derivative markets safer
- Dec 15, 2019 09:16 AM IST
Moving average based trading is one of the simplest form of trend trading but has been lost in the maze of new indicators. Nooruddin Fidai, one of the respected names in moving average based trading demystifies his art.
- Dec 03, 2019 06:20 PM IST
The annual Traders Carnival is being held in Coimbatore and will capture the changing market dynamics. Live trading, expiry day trading, currency and commodity traders will be showcasing their skills.
- Nov 30, 2019 03:59 PM IST
Mental discipline, rather than technical analysis and strategies is the main challenge in becoming a successful trader. Vishal Mehta crossed that hurdle when he moved from discretionary to system trading.
- Sep 15, 2019 09:46 AM IST
Situations like these where there is strong consensus seem to have been built against the range breakouts, trading against the tide for that minor possibility of a very big move becomes very difficult
- Sep 11, 2019 07:34 AM IST
Abhinand Basavaraj shows how trading success can be achieved by working in isolation, progressively combining technical analysis with strong risk management and optimum sizing learnt after each trading mistake
- Sep 07, 2019 08:45 AM IST
The series of ups and downs in any direction makes trading worth
- Aug 04, 2019 03:37 PM IST
Jyoti Budhia trades options in a way that is rarely seen among options traders.
- Aug 01, 2019 09:28 AM IST
Hedging strategies and shorting the market can help investors ride out the storm