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Harshad mehta scam stock market

Harshad Mehta Stock Market Scam

Harshad Mehta Stock Market Scam What is the one thing that is common between Harshad Mehta, Ketan Parekh, Nirav Modi, and Vijay Mallya? They all found loopholes in Indian banking system and exploited that to create insane amount of wealth. Today we will tell the story of the [...]

Paper Trading For Beginners

Paper Trading for Beginners to Get Started Paper Trading is a great way for beginners to get started in the stock market.   Traders who do the due diligence of paper trading before jumping into actual trading are much more likely to succeed in real life. If you’re [...]

Top 5 styles of Trading in stock market

Top 5 Styles of Trading in Stock Market

Top 5 Styles of Trading in Stock Market Trading is like doing meditation. It’s very personal. You cannot blindly follow someone and expect to reach nirvana.   In the same way, a trader can only be successful if he develops his own trading style based on his personal [...]

Warren Buffett Indicator in stock market

What is Warren Buffett Indicator?

What is Warren Buffett Indicator? In this session, we will discuss what is “Warren Buffett indicator” and how it can be applied to the Indian stock market. Any indicator with Warren Buffett’s name associated with it will be taken seriously by the investor community- right? So, it’s not [...]

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Is Stock Market a Zero Sum Game?

Is Stock Market a Zero Sum Game? Is Stock market a zero sum game?We keep hearing a lot that stock market is a zero sum game. And on the face of it, it sounds logical as well. But, in this video, we will debunk this widely held belief with some real [...]

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Pump and Dump Schemes in Stock Market

Pump and Dump Schemes in Stock Market While stock markets are filled with promise and potential, they are also home to fraudsters who rob innocent investors of their hard-earned money. As part of investor awareness initiative, we are covering all such scams in order to make sure that [...]

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What is Short Covering?

What is Short Covering? Short covering is a very interesting phenomenon, especially for intraday traders.   And the rallies that are triggered by short covering can be either amazing trading opportunities or a trader’s worst nightmare- depending on which side of the trade you are on. For understanding [...]

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What are bracket orders? Why should we use them.

What are Bracket Orders, How and Why we should use them. Bracket orders are very popular in India, mainly because of the fact that they offer very high leverage. But unfortunately, that’s the only aspect most traders think about. In this session, we will discuss some very important [...]

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How to Invest in US Stocks from India

How to Invest in US Stocks from India https://youtu.be/BCiAWotLxPg US is world’s largest economy by GDP and the power house of innovation and growth. So, no wonder a lot of Indian investors want to buy stocks of US companies and be part of this great economy. I believe that investing [...]

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Liquidity in Stocks and its Importance

Liquidity - Everything a Trader needs to know https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CsaK54xkbMc Lets discuss everything a trader needs to know about Liquidity. Lets understand What is Liquidity first. Imagine you own a property in city like Mumbai. If you decide to sell this house it is easy to find prospective buyers as there [...]

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Sharekhan – 3 Great Features of Trade Tiger Platform

Sharekhan - 3 Great Features of Trade Tiger Platform https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IZMjfNm4tiA Sharekhan is a very popular brokerage firm and its trading platform Trade Tiger is one of the most stable platforms in India. Lets discuss, 3 features in Trade Tiger that I find very useful in spotting good trading opportunities. 1. [...]

Top 5 features of interactive brokers

Top 5 Features of Interactive Brokers Trading Platform

Top 5 Features of Interactive Brokers Trading Platform https://youtu.be/Qi_EAvgjYJY Interactive Brokers is one of the most powerful platforms available to traders. However, very few Indian traders are familiar with this platform and its functionalities. Let's discuss about top 5 features of Interactive Brokers Trading Platform i.e., Traders Work Station (TWS) that can [...]

7 most useful websites for Indian Traders

7 Most Useful Websites for Indian Traders

7 Most Useful Websites for Indian Traders Traders need to stay on top of a lot of information and not all the information is available at one place.  Therefore, we are going to share 7 most useful websites that can help you make better informed decisions 1. Moneycontrol.com [...]

Can We Buy from BSE and Sell at NSE?

Can We Buy from BSE and Sell at NSE ? https://youtu.be/uLlpDMIoa2I This question is asked a lot and I am surprised how few traders really understand how this works. In this article, we will answer the question whether one can buy shares from one stock exchange and sell [...]

Difference between Investors and Traders

Difference Between Investors & Traders https://youtu.be/8pzsidpkDdk In this session, we will understand the key differences between investors and traders. Some of you might say…..isn’t the difference obvious? what’s there to talk about? Well, it’s not that simple. The stock market makes people do strange things… Investors start acting like [...]

7 Deadly Sins of Intraday Trading

7 Deadly Sins of Intraday Trading https://youtu.be/wuzrlQS1S94 In this session, we will talk about 7 deadly sins of intraday trading. The reason they are deadly is because any one of these mistakes can potentially kill your dream of becoming a successful trader. So, let’s get started. The first [...]

How Many Trading Accounts Do You Need?

How Many Trading Accounts Do You Need? https://youtu.be/QhYB44TdQWM In this session, we will find out how many trading accounts are ideal for you. Some of you might be thinking: "I have a Zerodha account from where I do all my buying and selling. Why would I ever need [...]

How to Apply for an IPO (via ICICI BANK)

How to Apply for an IPO (using ICICI Bank) https://youtu.be/yBA6rl-enoQ Filling the application incorrectly is the number #1 reason for rejection of IPO application so make sure you read through this article completely and follow the instructions carefully. As you know, there are two types of IPOs – Book [...]

What is Liquidity?

What is Liquidity? Let’s say you own two properties. One in the middle of a busy city like Mumbai and the other in a remote village. If you decide to sell these properties which of these two do you think would be easy to sell? Of course the first [...]

Traders Think in Percents, Not Absolutes

Traders Think in Percents, Not Absolutes Let's say you took two trades One trade made you 1000 and other made you 2000 bucks. So, which trade was better? For most of us, the answer would be obvious: the second trade. But, for a professional trader, it's not that simple. If [...]

What is SENSEX or NIFTY?

Sensex vs Nifty https://youtu.be/mVYaW4vFs_Y We keep hearing about NIFTY and SENSEX in newspapers and TV. When I was a kid, way back, I remember the newscaster talking about Sensex on Doordarshan almost every day. So, what exactly is Sensex or Nifty? For understanding that, we first need to understand the [...]

Why Bother With Stock Market (Part 1)?

Why Stock Market - Part 1 Our lives are busy as it is so why bother learning about stock markets? Isn't it just easier to just put the money in some mutual fund and let the "experts" worry about the stock market? True, we all have better things to do [...]

What are After Market Orders?

What are After Market Orders? https://youtu.be/4uJrSm2iKXM After market orders (or AMOs) are orders that are placed after the stock market is closed.It’s important to note that the orders are just “placed”, not executed. Orders can only be executed during the market hours (that is 9:07-3:30 pm). We will talk [...]

How to Apply for an IPO (HDFC Bank )

How to Apply for an IPO (using HDFC Bank) https://youtu.be/dE8QSS8Qnkw In this session, we will learn step by step how to apply for IPOs through HDFC Bank net banking -all by using live examples. Filling the application incorrectly is the number #1 reason for rejection of [...]

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What is Equity Curve Trading?

What is Equity Curve Trading? https://youtu.be/aWm-EDy0008 Have you tried trading strategies that sometimes work and sometimes don’t? It can be really frustrating, especially for beginners because they see a strategy work very well for a few months stopped then stop giving consistent results. What we have [...]

What is Pledging of Shares?

What is Pledging of Shares? https://youtu.be/vFk2SibfOqo What is pledging? Pledging is equivalent to taking a bank loan against the shares as collateral.  Just like we can take a bank loan against a property, investors can take a bank loan against their shares. These loans can be [...]

What is Disclosed Quantity?

What is Disclosed Quantity? Ever wondered what the "Disclosed quantity" option is?  Most of us do not use it but let's understand that it is for. Disclosed quantity is a feature to mask your order size.  If you want to buy 5000 shares of Infosys but choose to disclose only 1000, [...]

What is Deliverable Quantity?

What is Deliverable Quantity? Deliverable quantity is a very important indicator that traders use for evaluating the investor interest in a stock. Let's try to understand what deliverable quantity is and how to analyze it for spotting better trading opportunities. https://youtu.be/nnRw9hCd_PA  Meaning of "taking delivery" There are two types of [...]

BSE vs. NSE – Which is Better?

BSE vs. NSE: Which is Better? https://youtu.be/qAXfGWaWWIM NSE has higher liquidity If you are a trader, liquidity should be your top criterion for picking a stock exchange.  Let's say you plan to go to a new year party and have to decide between two places: one where there are hundreds [...]

DEMAT vs. Trading Accounts

Difference Between DEMAT and Trading Accounts With the help of a real life example, we will understand the exact difference (and relation) between DEMAT and Trading accounts. https://youtu.be/Tjr6zJfeGYw Let's start this with an example You run an electronics shop. The business model is simple: buy at low prices from distributors [...]

How to Recover from a Big Trading Loss

7 Steps to Recover from a Big Trading Loss The depression, the self-doubt, the self hatred and the mental agony that happens after a big loss.  I know the feeling. It is not easy to deal with that nasty cocktail of negative emotions.  You would be haunted by one of these [...]

What is shorting

What is Shorting or Short Selling?

What is Shorting Shorting is a very important concept for traders but a lot of beginners either get confused or do not completely understand how it works. in this chapter, we will cover everything that is there to know about shorting. Traditional Mindset Most of us grew up with the [...]