Finance

End of bull market is a bit far away.
Shriram Garde

End of bull market is a bit far away.

Equity returns in the last years of a bull market have historically been very strong, making it very painful to sell too early. Bears have to be incredibly patient as many of the market’s major warning signs will flash red for months or even years before things turn. The cyclically-adjusted price-earnings (CAPE) ratio is at levels seen prior …

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Horse Race and Options Trading
Shriram Garde

Horse Race and Options Trading

Long ago, I used to hear from the elders at my home about someone having lost all the money in horse race. This used to be a major crib in the past and the women impacted always had altercation with so-called her-better-half in vain.  Horse race was (even is) considered a gamble, and man that …

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WHY OPTIONS SELLING IS WORTH GIVING A THOUGHT ?
Shriram Garde

WHY OPTIONS SELLING IS WORTH GIVING A THOUGHT ?

It is known to everyone that cigarette smoking is injurious to health.  It is harmful and addictive too.  Smokers indulge in this dreadful habit despite knowing the irreversible damages it could cause to them.  They pollute environment and cause harm to others also – physically and mentally.  It is a known fact that passive smoking …

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How to improve your consistency in trading.
Shriram Garde

How to improve your consistency in trading.

I was recently a guest lecturer at a brokerage firm, sharing my knowledge of trading and trader development with interested students. At the end of my lecture, a student approached and asked, “How can I improve my trading consistency?” We have asked our trading community for the top trading issues they would like to solve, …

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Dollar Earnings.
Shriram Garde

Dollar Earnings.

From as long as I can remember, most of us have been enamoured by the idea of working abroad. Apart for the good quality of life and social pride, there was always a sound economic logic of “earning in dollars” being superior than “earning in rupees.” Most of my friends started earning in US$  when …

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If all you do in life is work really hard, you’re never going to get wealthy.
Shriram Garde

If all you do in life is work really hard, you’re never going to get wealthy.

In school, we learn that hard work will get us ahead in life. Work hard, earn more, get rich. But, that’s only half the story. If all you do in life is work really hard, you’re never going to get wealthy. Because it’s not enough that you work hard to make money to set some …

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Be cautious on Stocks
Shriram Garde

Be cautious on Stocks

The longer the seemingly unstoppable reflation rally continues, the more warning signs start to flash — especially in stocks. The bank’s strategists have lowered their three-month outlook for global stocks to neutral, while staying overweight cash and underweight bonds given the recent shift by central banks to a “slightly more hawkish” stance. The Federal Reserve …

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Why you should be worried about the Trump rally in World Markets.
Shriram Garde

Why you should be worried about the Trump rally in World Markets.

The last time we heard stock-market investors talk like this in 2000, it didn’t end well for the bulls. Traders were captivated by a “new era story” of technological transformation: The Internet had re-defined world business and made traditional gauges of equity-market value obsolete. Today, the game changer everyone’s buzzing about is political: Donald Trump …

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Weekly Market Updates – 10/03/2017
Shriram Garde

Weekly Market Updates – 10/03/2017

The Nifty50 formed a Hammer candle on the daily chart as it recovered well from lower levels. Overall, it has been consolidating between 8,860 and 9,000 levels for 13 sessions now and is awaiting a decisive range breakout to commence the next leg of the rally. Now, if the Nifty50 sustains below 8,900, then it …

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Weekly Market Updates – 03/03/2017.
Shriram Garde

Weekly Market Updates – 03/03/2017.

The domestic equity market began the week with mild optimism rising through mid-week to cheer absence of any negative from US President Donald Trump, but continuous profit booking brought down the indices by the end of the week. GDP numbers showed 7 per cent growth for Q3, which was a pleasant surprise to many economists, …

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