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Traders who want to trade direction wait for the earnings season to make money trading stocks that open gap up or down.

Usually when a stock gaps up or down they continue the trend for quite some time. Traders want to trade that direction either through equities, futures or options.

One of the best ways to trade earning season is to trade gap up or down. To do that a trader must enter the trade one day before the stock’s earnings are out to take benefit or gap up or down.

There are some stocks with a history or opening after the result season with a huge gap or down. read more


Swing Trading Rules

Experienced traders usually do not do Intraday trading they want to hold the stock up-to a certain time and sell. This is swing trading. There is no definite difference between swing trading and investment. However a stock held for less than two-months is swing trading and above that becomes investment. Some people have the habit of swing trading with futures, in that case even if they keep rolling the future for months it is still swing trading. In fact all futures trading is swing trading whether intraday futures trading or keeping the positional futures until expiry. However Option trading is not swing trading whether you buy or sell options, positional or intraday. Option trading is pure trading. read more


How To Trade Momentum Stocks

This article explains how to trade momentum stocks for beginners and experienced traders.

Benefit of Trading Momentum Stocks

If you can find good entries in momentum stocks manage your risk and stick to a good plan you can always trade momentum stocks very well.

However it is very important to first have some idea on how to trade the momentum stocks.

In this article I will tell you a few guides and rules you can follow to trade the momentum stocks.

Breakouts of Daily Charts Are Very Important Signal

If Nifty is rising there is a high chance that 80% of the Nifty 50 stocks will rise. read more


How To Trade First Hour Intraday Day Trading

It is true that first hour belongs to the novice traders. It’s possible to make huge gains in just a matter of minutes. However, it is also possible to lose a lot of money very fast as stocks may change direction very fast, so you need effective strategies with solid risk management to make profits. However if some research is done even first hour can be very profitable trading intraday.

Here are some ideas to trade the first hour of stock market opening

Remember that the first hour is MOST Volatile read more


Since last few years BITCOIN And CryptoCurrency Trading is making a lot of noise. Investors especially in the western countries have shown a lot of Interest in BITCOIN And CryptoCurrency Trading.

What is BITCOIN?

Bitcoin is a new currency that was created in 2009 by an unknown person using the alias Satoshi Nakamoto. Transactions are made with no middle men – meaning, no banks! There are no transaction fees and no need to give your real name. More merchants are beginning to accept them: You can buy webhosting services, pizza or even manicures. read more


Benefit of Future Hedging

There are times when you read a bad news about a stock but are not fully confident of buying its put options as this is an uncertain market you never know what may happen in a few days. In cases such as these what may a trader do?

One idea is short futures with stop loss – but we know how risky it is so its not recommended. Main problem is with gap up and down opening the next day against your trade. In one trade more than 25000 can be lost. Take the recent upside of SBI – it opened gap up on 25-Oct-2017. See this image: read more


5 Tips Of Stock Trading

If you are trading casually you will lose money for sure. But if you work on it like a pro you will surly be a winner in a few days time. Here are 5 important tips for new traders to become a good stock trader.

1 – Writing Down Setups Are Most Important

It is very common for a new trader to do mistakes. Even I did a lot of mistakes when I started trading. But do not let these mistakes remain a mistake. Make a diary and note down all your trades. Write the date, time, NSE/BSE levels, any important news event that happened that day or the day earlier, stock specific news in which you took the trade, the reason you took the trade, your trade details. read more


14 Lakh Loss Then A Loan For Survival

This story I think is same with almost everyone of us. I do get these kinds of emails almost everyday but this story looks the same as mine. I lost 7 lakhs doing speculative trading, taking tips etc. But then when I took it upon myself things changed.

See his email here:

14 lakh loss then loan

14 lakh loss then loan

This is what he wrote:

Hi Mr. Dilip,

I am a victim and have suffered total loss of about 14 lakh rupees.
This includes investment and losses.

Now, I am left with almost no money and had to take a loan of 2 lakhs.

I want to buy your course and start to play safe. read more


Successful Long Term Investing Ideas

When it comes to long term investing knowledge, patience and financial planning is the key.

Knowledge – In which stock to invest?

Patience – When to book profits or exit the stock with a loss? 5%, 10%, 20% or more?

Financial Planning – I have 10 lakhs to invest. In this stock how much should I invest?

If the above all three are correct then there is a very high chance that you will make good money from your investments.

However there is more. The above are three basic principals, I dig more into some more important principals of stocks investing. read more


MCX Gold Options Trade With Hedge

MCX has introduced gold option contracts that start trading today. It is good news for option traders who are profitable trading options. Liquidity in Gold Futures trading is very good which will show in Gold Option trading too.

However you must hedge your trades – without hedging you are at 100% or more risk.

What is a ‘Hedge’

Hedge is a trade that protects another trade – so basically you become a broker – take money from one hand and give from another.

Hedge reduces the risk of adverse price movements in any trading object – equity or derivatives. A hedge is taking opposite position in same or related security. Pair trading for example is a part-hedge not fully hedged trading. read more