• Candlestick

    How to Long Stay in a Trade

    Patience or Process? Can Process lead to staying with Patience in the Trade? We shall find out at the end of this article!!! “Early Exits out of fear and Impatience comes from Ignorance and Uncertainty of how much to Stay in a Trade!” With CCI we have a process that answers and provides a solution. Staying in the Trade is decided by CCI 34 5 min and with the strength assessment of momentum provided by CCI 34 30 min.  Both together are variables for either Staying in the Trade or defining Exit Strategy.  Cardinal Rule to Stay in a Trade…

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  • Learning

    Pullback and CCI Indicators

    In Nimblr TA, Pull Backs are discussed with Commodity Channel Index (“CCI”) Indicator as supporting tool. Let us begin with understanding parameters of CCI used here: CCI:  Used with two parameters i.e. Time Frame and Period Period: It pertains to no of candles in count. Time:  It is measured in minutes, hours, weeks, months, days, yearly. Let us now understand few commonly used CCI indicators: CCI 34 30 min:  it means the number of candles it considers is 34 and period of each candle is 30 min CCI 34 5 min:  it means that the number of candles it considers is…

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  • Learning

    Scalping

    Scalping is a New-Age choice of most to trade with higher frequency for smaller duration and smaller gains. It is similar to running a Grocery Shop for smaller gains over multiple trades. It is best suited to those choosing short term certainty over long range expiry gains. At the end of the day, if in full momentum can be converted into a Positional Trades. Scalping is dynamic in nature but not as fast and furious as many would think so. What does it need? It needs a good Technical Analysis practicing system with well defined Exit Strategies. They shouldn’t be…

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  • Learning

    Being Disciplined

    Lot is been said of one needing to be disciplined or stay disciplined. But none ever states what is actually being disciplined and how does one go about being disciplined. What does being disciplined really mean? Why do we need to be disciplined? Why are we not being able to be disciplined? Can we ever be disciplined? Is ‘being’ disciplined ever achievable? Can we really change ourselves in the way we have been indiscipline to a future way of being disciplined? Are we pursuing something which is never achievable? This intended transformation is eluding many of us and many have…

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  • Learning

    What is Multi-Time Frame CCI?

    *We Normally ask*, what time frame do you use?  Whether a 5 min chart or a 30 min chart, better known as *Time Frames*.  There are various types of time frames like 5 min, 15 min , 30 min, 60 min , 4 hour, Daily ,Weekly or Monthly. In Multi Time Frame Indicator, we are given the facility to plot multiple time frame values in the same widow and on the same basic time frame chart  as shown below in 5 min chart. (Fig.1) Fig.1 – 5 min time frame chart In Fig.1,  period 34 is fixed and three Time…

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  • Learning

    What is CCI + BO ?

    In NimblrTA, CCI + BO is a common terminology used in Intra Day Trading Whenever CCI enters into momentum and Breakout is confirmed. Momentum referred here is when decisive trended price action occurs that could give gains in lesser than normal time in the trade. Primarily, CCI B means upside Buy Momentum. It signifies that CCI has just been greater than 100 and the stock is said to have entered a Buy Momentum. (Fig.1) CCI S is down side Sell Momentum. It signifies that CCI has just been lesser than -100 and the stock is said to have entered a…

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  • Investing – Where & How Much?

    Apportioning Funds to Stocks when entering for Investment has some worth parameters  in the background. The Single Most reason for hefty allocation to the extent of 8-10% is scalability in operations with scope for self sustaining Growth. This creates Mega Baggers with a long stay in the portfolio. Improved Quarterly Results due to better than average Price Realizations in Commodity Stocks which are cyclical get 5-8% allocation with an average twelve month stay. Stocks with Stable Historic Performance record with prospects for improved valuation gets 4-5% allocation like Hind Lever, Colgate, Reliance, HDFC Bank of late with 6-8 months stay.…

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  • The Folly of StopLoss

    The Folly of Stop Loss Many believe with a Stop Loss in place the risk control job is taken care. But that’s not your only job. Your job is to minimize loss too and not adopt a costly loss aversion method of Stop Loss. Its Foolish to Leave it to the Stop Loss for Loss Aversion. And that’s The Folly of Stop Loss. Of course the trading platform demands and must therefore have a Safe Stop Loss for the Trading Platform which facilitates better scope for profit cover and at times even a loss cover order. Of course Stop Loss…

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  • Trader Supremacy

    Habits & Losses

    Habits & Losses Wishful thinking is a Speculative Habit! To wish is Speculative. ‘Hope for the Best’ is speculative and can lead to losses. Acting in anticipation without confirmation is speculative. ‘Let me Try’ is a speculative act. ‘Try, Try till you succeed’ can lead to Over trading. ‘It will happen’ kind of haughty self-righteousness doubles losses. ‘I am sure’ can make you add positions and lose. ‘I know’ of the news can turn into a nightmare. Caring for more Gossip may open you to trading on Gossip. Some overnight Buy Back news may risk you to make a trade.…

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  • Candlestick

    Breakouts on Intraday

    Breakouts on Intraday Breakouts compromise of two things: Breakout Candles Breakout Lines Fig.1  Here is a typical Open Range (15 mins) Breakout on a 5 minute chart. Fig.2 Breakout Lines are primarily based on Candle High and Lows Candle Body Highs and Lows In Intraday Trading on lower time frames like 5min to 30 min the requirement is of two consecutive 5min candles to esnure that a min of 10 minutes of one sided price action occurs. The Breakout Lines in Intra Day Charts is based on Open Range of 15 mins. As said, there are two Breakout Lines, one…

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