The market regulator and brokers have steadily taken the game away from the retail trader by imposing rules that make it difficult for these traders to survive
While selecting an objective setup to trade is important, diversification of strategies helps give steady returns explains Rakesh Pujara
An Elliot Wave trader who trades global markets across various asset class talks about his trading journey.
Tejas Khoday had been trading successfully, mostly commodities, with some of the best firms in the country until he decided to become a broker. As CEO and co-founder of FYERS, he endeavours to provide traders with the same advantage and infrastructure that professional traders have, apart from discount broking.
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.
Option buying has got a bad name in the trading community mainly on account of the high rate of failure. Asit Baran Pati explains what it takes to make option buying hugely profitable.
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.
Rarely do you get a combination of a successful professionals being successful investors as well as traders. Sushil Bhagat is from this rare breed whose market returns would be something that the best fund managers would love to achieve.
May this Diwali bring to each a renewed vigour for actively managing risk.
Practice, they say makes you perfect. If you are in and out of a trade in a matter of minutes and making good money by doing it, your skills have to be razor sharp. Sivakumar Jayachandran, a scalper has practiced thousands of trade before he became a successful trader.
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
Jyoti Budhia trades options in a way that is rarely seen among options traders.
Keeping it simple is easier said than done, especially for a trader who is overloaded with indicators and information. Naresh Nambisan cuts through the noise on the chart and off it to make a living picking trades where market commentators say trade should not be taken.
Trading success is less about strategies and technical analysis than about controlling the mind. Like any competitive sport it finally becomes a mind sport. Dr Amit Malik, a Psychiatrist by profession works with traders to help improve their performance. Here he talks about the challenges a trader faces and how to overcome them
Journey of a trader is lonely. It's his efforts and strong self-belief that pulls him through. Sovit Manjani is an old school trader who relearnt everything in his late 30s to become a systems trader
It takes a lot to be a consistently successful trader. Few traders have made it to the level where they can quit their jobs and trade on a full-time basis. Taking this freedom by many notches higher is Kirubakaran Rajendran, who designed bots to do his trading for him.
Very rarely do we find a systems trader who is strong in technical analysis, data analytics and programming skills. Vishvesh Chauhan is one such trader
NSE is offering a product that the market wants.
While trading a number of weaknesses get exposed, how those weaknesses are overcome determines a successful trader. Here's one such journey...
A clear outlier -- an actor who is a successful options trader, Shiv Darshan trades a multiple option strategies, some of which are unconventional in India.
There are only a handful of traders who succeed in the business. Navy Ramavat and his team contradict conventional wisdom of exploiting mispricing for profitable trading
Having trained under the best in the world, Pran Katariya a businessman-turned-trader applies his learning to successfully trade the options market using an unique strategy.
An option seller who has a strategy for every market situation, Manish Dewan combines technical analysis and option strategies to consistently profit from the market
Market folklore says that 95% of option buyers lose money. On the contrary, Subhadip Nandy consistently makes money taking directional trades using option strategies.
Santosh Pasi talks about how working on a full-time job and strategy-based trading can be worked out