trading

09 Jul 2021

Trading is more about managing fear, greed and psychology than entry/exit strategy.

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Trading is more about managing fear, greed and psychology than entry/exit strategy...
08 Jul 2021

Why look at notional contract value when buying options?

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when you buy options the max you can lose is the premium you have paid. But to get a sense of risk and how fast or easily you can lose, you should look at the exposure or contract value...
01 Jul 2021

Option buying - The riskiest trade

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80% of all open buy option positions at the end of every day are in losses...
28 Jun 2021

Impact of trading costs

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What most traders don't realize is that they pay a good chunk of their capital as costs...
22 Jun 2021

Introducing kill switch

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When you're in a drawdown while trading, the best thing to do is to take a break...
09 Jun 2021

Nudging users to help them avoid mistakes

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Most people don't spend time learning trading or forget what they've learnt when placing an order...
01 Jun 2021

Introducing tags and trading journal on Console

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Stoked about the new tagging feature on Console...
26 Mar 2021

How to know when odds are higher?

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The decision to trade should have multiple checkboxes, can’t just be one...
16 Mar 2021

A nudge to stop people from losing money in Rights Entitlements

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Many retail investors buy Rights Entitlements (REs) without knowing that the value of REs will be zero if they don't apply...
15 Mar 2021

My view on reduction of intraday leverages

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My view on the reduction of intraday leverages is that there will be near-term pain (for Zerodha too). We'll see a drop in trading volumes and an increase in impact cost...
11 Mar 2021

Trading with other people’s money

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Managing other people's money in ways that aren't allowed leads to the most complaints with the regulators. There are ways to do it legally, and those that can incur significant penalties. Here's all that you need to know about managing money.
16 Feb 2021

Podcast - Nikhil Kamath on The Ranveer Show

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Nikhil Kamath on his journey so far...
10 Feb 2021

The Gamestop saga and lessons for retail investors

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In the Gamestop saga, the media has loved telling the story of how Retail made a lot of money from Hedge funds. The reality is entirely different, almost everyone apart from retail has probably made money or benefited from this...
09 Feb 2021

Rising financial awareness among Indians

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Financial awareness about the importance of saving and investing in India is increasing at the fastest rate ever, especially among millennials...
28 Jan 2021

Shorting and Indian Capital Markets

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Can retail traders are cause a “short squeeze” in India like they did in stocks like GameStop and AMC entertainment in the US? It cannot, and I explain why in this post. Join the discussion on Trading Q&A.
28 Dec 2020

Is trading the markets gambling?

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Is trading the markets gambling? I get asked often. My answer is that yes, you can gamble when trading, just like you can gamble with everything else in life.
07 Dec 2020

A product to get more Indians to save and invest

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To get the next 10 crore Indians, the traditional financial product might not work. Here's what I think is needed to get these people to start saving and investing.
05 Dec 2020

Does Illiquidty like in private markets lead to good investor behavior?

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A question I have been asking institutional investors in both private and public markets is - if they could enter and exit their holdings at will like retail investors(which they ...
28 Oct 2020

Does technical analysis work?

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Am often asked if Technical Analysis actually works. Firstly, there's nothing that just "works" in trading. But TA works well for retail as it doesn't let you trade against the ...
26 Oct 2020

Nudging people towards doing the right things

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The penny stock Nudge introduced in March on Kite has helped us reduce penny stock trading volume significantly. It has given us hope that the bunch of new nudges we ...