Which is more important win-rate or risk-reward ratio ?

Every traders must have come across this epic question of which one to give more value, high winrates or high risk-reward, winrate is – how many of your % trades tend to come out profitable, you can have a 60% winrate which is considered decent, for many experienced traders with 70-80% win rates are not…

Why you should not do trade Index ?

Many newbie traders directly jump into trading stock index such as Nifty 50 future or options, this can be a problem if they try in early stage of their career, without realizing that Index are most complex creature and require great deal of insight over the components stocks, sectors that make up the Index and…

Why is it hard to day trade options ?

Most experienced traders play options for expiry, they buy options on events when high volatility is expected. Both are positional style trades, for our day trading we can either buy or sell options, as said earlier it is not recommended to buy options on a daily basis unless high volatility is expected. Therefore we are…

Why is options selling difficult ?

Options have evolved in ways that they works in favor of sellers, but wait its not for every seller, you have to have mastery in smelling market sentiments and then only you can use options to make trading robust. We will discuss more on options behavior without which one cannot become an option champion. Options…

Are, open interest data helpful in F&O trading ?

Open interest data in F&O trading is touted as a magic ball by some stock traders using which they determine market direction that are otherwise behaved like a random shock always. When you are repeatedly told that using OI, you can pursue an successful trading career, you jump into that appeal without actually knowing the…

A rational peek into traders mind

A trader is someone who is expected to act on rational decision, that are based on facts and logic, that’s at the very core for being a trader, this also means following discipline. Let me be also be clear about rationalism, a rational action, is one that is first evaluated in terms of good or…

How to trade with algorithmic signals

I am going to discuss here, the basics and correct procedure to follow when you have buy/sell signals software to assist you in trading, many people’s will have this question, whether you use Windicator signals or any other algorithms the procedure is same, it draws little similarity from indicator based trading, like RSI, MACD etc,…

Three breakthrough for a profitable trading

A lot has been said about, “what makes a winning traders traits”, in this post I am going reiterate what are those and try to make it more clear. Although the points remains abstract in nature. A profitable trading career a rare thing to see,, as it demands combination of multiple skill-sets in a single…

Myth of options time decay

One of the much touted jargon of trading industry is, that option value decays over the time, ┬áhence with selling options – easy and consistent premium can be earned on a regular basis, everyone wants to believe that, specially new option sellers fall into prey for that, In this post we will discuss risks involved…

Debunking common misconception in algorithmic trading

Algorithmic trading is a fairly complex field and for most retail traders it gets painfully difficult to make algos that will work for them, but there are number algorithmic vendors who can provide signal generation software which a retail trader can subscribe and benefit from that, still I think there are critical questions that needs…