10 points to remember when selling options…

Ok, just as an option has a buyer, it also has a seller. Is that not what any market is all about? Unlike the option buyer who has unlimited profit potential and limited risk, the option seller is in ...
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10 things to keep in mind while buying options in the market…

Equity options have emerged as a big segment of stock markets in the last 10 years. In fact, today index options and equity options put together account for over 85% of the total volumes on the NSE on...
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Are we underestimating the role of traders in the stock markets?

How exactly do you define a trader in markets? Frankly, there are no hard and fast definitions but a trader typically tries to move in and out of markets to capitalize on opportunities. Essentially a ...
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HOW TO MEASURE STOCK VOLATILITY WITH AVERAGE TRUE RANGE

Let’s begin by defining average true range(ATR). A particular stock’s range can be measured in terms of the difference between its highest and lowest price on a particular day. It s...
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WHY INVESTORS SHOULD AVAIL DIGITAL KYC FACILITY FROM THEIR BROKERAGES

Know Your Customer or KYC is a legit regulatory process that is implemented by banking and financial institutions to verify the identity of a prospective customer who wants to open a new account with ...
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4 THINGS DIPA KARMAKAR CAN TEACH ABOUT THE STOCK MARKET

Dipa Karmakar has now become a household name in India. She created a massive buzz when she became the first Indian gymnast to qualify for the 2016 Olympics at Rio. Then she managed to give the entire...
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WHY WE LOVE THE STOCK MARKET (AND YOU SHOULD, TOO!)

The stock market is erratic, unpredictable and downright crazy at times. Admit it, if it were not, you would not love it and as a matter of fact we would not either. We humans find pleasure in seeking...
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QUANT/ALGO TRADING, IS IT YOUR BALL GAME?

Algorithmic trading or algo-trading as it is commonly referred to as, is the process of using computer programming that follows a distinct pattern of instructions for placing trades. It is also called...
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4 STEPS FOR BOOSTING YOUR PORTFOLIO IN STOCK MARKETS

If you want to be a successful investor, your key to success lies in a well-maintained portfolio. You have to determine how to allocate assets that best suit your investment goals and strategies. Your...
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HOW MANY STOCKS ARE TOO MANY?

If you are an investor trying to make your way in the stock market, you may be tempted to hold a large number of stocks. This would keep you engaged but you may lose focus. So how do you know whether ...
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