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Is stock investing risky?

To be able to answer that question, one has to understand the meaning of risk. The problem is: there is no clear cut definition of risk, or the best way to measure risk.Volatility is often considered a measure of risk - particularly by inexperienced...

Nifty chart: a midweek technical update (Aug 10 '16)

RBI Governor kept interest rates unchanged, as was widely expected by economists and analysts. Dr Rajan's policies have kept inflation under control, helped to clean up balance sheets of PSU banks and put the economy back on the growth track.Governme...

BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty charts (Aug 05, 2016): bulls fight off a bear attack

FIIs were net buyers of equity worth Rs 2800 Crores during the first trading week of Aug '16. DIIs were net sellers of equity worth Rs 1500 Crores, as per provisional figures, but were net buyers on Fri. Aug 5 - enabling both Sensex and Nifty to clos...

BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty charts (Jul 29, 2016): bulls outmanoeuver bears

FIIs were net buyers of equity during Jul '16. Their net buying for the month totalled Rs 10,100 Crores, which exceeded their combined net buying during Apr-Jun '16. DIIs were net sellers of equity worth Rs 6050 Crores, as per provisional figures.Sen...

What should you do when a stock suddenly shoots up like a rocket?

Sometimes strange things happen in the stock market. Well, may be not so strange for experienced hands. But logic-defying for novice investors.One of these logic-defying happenings is a stock that has been lying dormant for months sudd...

Nifty chart: a midweek technical update (Jul 27 '16)

FIIs have been on a buying frenzy during F&O expiry week. Their net buying in equities crossed Rs 1950 Crores in 3 days, as per provisional figures. DIIs were net sellers of equity worth Rs 640 Crores.Nifty broke out upwards from a consolidation...

BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty charts (Jul 22, 2016): consolidating, with slight advantage for bears

FIIs continued in 'buy mode' during the week. Their net buying in equities exceeded Rs 2200 Crores, as per provisional figures. DIIs were net sellers of equity worth Rs 1600 Crores. Sensex closed marginally lower, while Nifty closed flat fo...

¿Qué límite de pérdida poner a mis operaciones?

¿Qué límite de pérdida poner a mis operaciones? Una vez más, como a menudo hablo de las pérdidas, tengo que empezar diciendo que el breve artículo diciendo que es extremadamente duro evitar pérdidas. Mucho más tarde o temprano le llega a tod...
by The Learn Stock Trading on Jun 17, 2016

Day Trading Strategies for Beginners

The post title is a bit of an oxymoron - because beginners should stay as far away from day trading as possible. Why? Because to make money on a consistent basis from day trading, one requires two important skills:more than a working knowledge of tec...

Why you Shouldn't Sell after a Stock Market Crash

Many small investors buy unknown 'cheap' stocks near stock market peaks. When the eventual crash comes, they are left holding their dud stocks because there are simply no buyers for these at lower prices.Eventually, the stocks are sold off near the s...

Stock Chart Pattern - Infosys Ltd. (An update)

Bobby Hebb wrote the song 'Sunny' within 48 hours of a double tragedy on Nov 22, 1963. That was the day popular and charismatic US President John Kennedy was assassinated - and Bobby's elder brother was stabbed to death outside a Nashville night...

BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty 50 index chart patterns – Aug 14, 2015

WPI inflation was –4.05% in Jul ‘15 against –2.4% in Jun ‘15. It was the 9th straight month of contraction – thanks to lower prices of food and manufactured items. The possibility of an interest rate cut by RBI due to low CPI and WPI cheere...

BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty 50 index chart patterns – Aug 07, 2015

Q1 (Jun ‘15) results declared so far have been less than encouraging, with top line and bottom line pressure visible across sectors. PSU banks continue to disappoint. Auto biggies like Tata Motors and M&M declared weak numbers. Modi’s “Mak...

BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty 50 index chart patterns – Jul 24, 2015

Bulls and bears were evenly matched during last week’s trading, with bears wresting a slight advantage. FIIs were net buyers of equity worth Rs 1130 Crores as per provisional figures. DIIs were net sellers of equity worth Rs 1135 Crores. Commerce...

Tipos de órdenes en trading

Resulta increíble que la gente no conozca los tipos de órdenes de compra y venta que existen y cuándo y cómo aplicarlas. Utilizar una u otra, dependiendo de las circunstancias del mercado, puede suponer ganar mucho dinero o perderlo con gigantesc...
by Cosas de Dinero on Apr 3, 2015

Four Reasons Why I Am Short AUD/NZD

Short selling AUD/NZD based on moving averages, a resistance level and an MACD cross. Read how I'm planning to exit my trade, either winning or losing.

Gold and Silver charts: bears regaining control

Gold Chart Pattern The following comments appeared in the previous post on the daily chart pattern of gold: “Expect some consolidation at current levels. This may be a good time to enter, but with a strict stop-loss at 1200.” The 1200 level...

Using ATR to set Stop Loss in Forex Trading

Are you frustrated when market hits your stop loss and carries on to confirm your prediction? Improve your forex trading with the ATR % stop loss strategy.

Nifty chart: a mid-week update (Aug 20 ‘14)

FIIs have been net buyers during the first three days of this week. DIIs were also net buyers on Monday, but turned net sellers on the next two days. The net result of all this buying and selling was that Nifty touched a new lifetime closing high of...

Nifty chart: a mid-week update (Aug 06 ‘14)

The RBI governor expectedly kept interest rates unchanged. Keeping inflation under control has been his (and his predecessor’s) priority. The SLR rate was cut by 50 bps (0.5%) to inject more liquidity in the banking system. But that is unlikely to...


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