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  • Financial Independence - Your way of Life
    by Harjot Singh Narula August 16, 2017 12:10 IST

    Financial Independence is an amalgamation of two words “financial” and “independence”. Financial pertains to the art of managing money and independence signifies freedom from assistance from others and doing it by your own.

  • Do you want multiple trading opportunities on a single stock?
    by Hadrien Mendonca August 14, 2017 16:42 IST

    Rectangle pattern is a valuable tool. This pattern can be easily spotted as stock/index oscillates between a tight trading range forming a horizontal channel.

  • Nifty’s 10K run - What to do now?
    by Abhimanyu Sofat July 28, 2017 17:22 IST

    Nifty took ~9 years to reach 2000 mark in December 2004, after that in merely ~3 years it reached 6000 mark in December 2007. Then, it took another ~6 and a half years to climb the next 1000 points because of 2008 crisis. In next ~3 years it reached 9000 in March 2017 and thereafter in just ~4 months it touched the 10K mark on July 25, 2017. The Nifty 50 has given a return of 9.1x in just 21 years since its launch date, April 22, 1996.

  • Want to avoid unbearable losses? Use Stop Loss
    by Hadrien Mendonca July 25, 2017 16:57 IST

    Stop Loss is the crux to limit trading risk, to remove emotions from decision making and it also aids the trader to gain better control over their trade. Stop Loss is generally used by a trader who intends to enter a trade with a short term/intraday view.

  • Want to trade in share market? Know the basics in Technical Analysis
    by Hadrien Mendonca July 25, 2017 16:30 IST

    Technical Analysis is the forecasting of future price movements based on the assessment of past price movements. It doesn’t result in complete predictions about the future price. Instead, technical analysis can help investors anticipate what is “expected” to happen to prices over time.

  • Sell the family jewels before they lose their lustre
    by Nirmal Jain July 12, 2017 16:55 IST

    Market value of all the PSU banks today is less than book value, at around $70billion. If PSU banks had performed in line with the private sector banks, they would have been worth $250 billion. While statutory obligations for priority sector lending, SLR, CRR are all similar for public and private sector banks, PSU banks had natural advantage for having inherited a huge branch network, credibility of government ownership and dominant share of PSU enterprises' banking business.

  • Decoding Derivative Rollovers in stock market
    by Jayesh Bhanushali July 12, 2017 10:18 IST

    Rollover is carrying forward a particular month’s futures positions to the next month. This is done by closing the existing futures position of the current month and simultaneously taking a similar position in the subsequent series.

  • How to identify Support and Resistance?
    by Hadrien Mendonca July 10, 2017 15:57 IST

    Resistance level is a price around which a stock finds incremental sellers. Traders use these levels to exit a long position or even short sell a security.

  • Did you know Triangle Patterns can get you winning trades?
    by Hadrien Mendonca July 09, 2017 16:25 IST

    Triangle Patterns are the simplest type of patterns to identify and put into action. Understanding these triangle patterns will enable a trader to spot the emerging trend in price of a stock/ index.

  • How to manage your risk while trading?
    by Jayesh Bhanushali July 06, 2017 14:10 IST

    Exit a trade as soon as you recognize that it has gone wrong. Don’t try to manage the losses. Many floor traders believe the smartest trader is the first one out. Do the exact opposite when you are on the winning side of the trade.

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Larsen & Toubro 1537 1.42
Idea Cellular 92.4 1.04
Wipro 503 0.99
Tata Motors-DVR 278.6 0.96