Delta | Gamma | Vega | Theta |

Options traders often talk about the Delta, Gamma, Vega, Theta of their option premium, collectively known as the ‘Greeks’ of the premium but most traders perhaps, seldom know what are these greeks anyways and more importantly, what can these do for you…


Strategizing with Heikin Ashi

As mentioned in the previous article Understanding the Japanese bar, the Heikin Ashi chart pattern is plotted in a different way than the standard candlestick charts, this helps us, traders, to identify the emergence of a new trend or reversal patterns in an already existing trend. …


Understanding the Japanese average — bar

There is a common expression in the market that ‘Trend is your friend,’ the appropriate interpretation would rather be, ‘Trend is your friend only when you can rightly identify it.’ Traders have developed numerous techniques to identify this very trend, including the Heikin Ashi. …


Stock scanners explained

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In an era when you are fed with volumes of information barging at you, zeroing on a good stock isn’t an easy task, hence stock scanner becomes an invaluable tool for any trader. …


And how to read it?

Previously, we have learned how to backtesting trading a strategy using a simulator, this time we will talk about how to read the backtest results of a strategy that has been run before. …


And why is it so important?

Illustration 1: Backtesting strategies and why is it important?

Backtesting is an important step in optimizing a trading strategy as it assures the traders that the strategy is fundamentally strong and could yield profitable outcomes when implemented in the live market.

In this article, we will discuss the basics of backtesting, the difference between backtesting and forward performance testing…


Calculation, how to use it, & setting alerts.

If you are an active trader, chances are you are using technical analysis that assists you to identify buy and sell signals for your stock. …


A complete guide on Keltner channels, to improve your winning rate.

Illustration 1: Keltner channel

What does the Keltner channel tell you?

Keltner channel was first introduced by Chester Keltner in the 1960s. The original formula used simple moving average (SMA) as the middle line and the highs — lows of the price range to calculate the upper and the lower…


And what is the difference?

Illustration 1: Death crossover vs. Golden crossover

The crossovers are a quintessential strategy that is geared at trend analysis. A trend is the direction in which the price of a security is moving towards. It could be an uptrend, downtrend, or simply sideways, but identification of a trend is of vital importance…


Learning to trade the right way.

Illustration 1: Commodity channel index

The CCI, or commodity channel index was developed by Donald Lambert, a technical analyst who published the indicator in the commodities magazine in the 1980s. It is an oscillating indicator originally developed to track long term trends in the commodity market. …

Pooja Porwal

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