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What is Day Trading?
Day Traders usually buy and sell (or sell first and then buy) securities (including Stocks, Bonds, Commodities, currency, options, futures etc) during the same day and, as a general rule, do not hold the securities overnight. They are therefore said to have “Zero Position” at the end of the day. (However, some Brokers have started providing facility to square up the Buy-Trades on next market day). Many Day Traders make dozens of trades every day hoping to capture profits that arise from small intra-day price fluctuations.
What is Swing Trading?
Swing traders usually hold a security from one day to 2 weeks or so. Most of the swing traders concentrate on Breakouts on just a few selected High Volume stocks that they believe will likely make a significant move in price in the near-term.
Many people think that day trading is just gambling. Please comment.
No! That is a misconception. Day trading has large potential rewards, and it also has large potential risks involved. Generally, in any form of gambling, the odds of winning or losing are 50-50, where no strategy or tools may influence your chances of winning except your luck, which may play an important role. But in day trading, with the help of Technical Analysis, Proper Trading Strategy, discipline, Patience, use of stop Loss mechanism the odds can be turned in favor to extent of 80-20 or even higher. Even with 50% trades going wrong and hitting stop loss, a day trader can make a profit and turn out to be a winner. Day Traders must follow successful trading rules and avoid most common mistakes to remain in profit consistently.
In brief, what services are you offering for Day traders/Investors?
1. Highly Active Day-traders can get real-time Intra-day Trading Calls in comfort of their home or office through our ”Message Room” (like MSN/Yahoo Chat-Box). If you are a busy executive or a person on move but do not want to miss any trading opportunity, you can get live trading calls on your mobile via SMS and profit from every short-term fluctuation in the Market. (Additionally to assist you formulate a trading strategy for the day we have Daily Morning Newsletter specially designed for Day and Swing Traders, a trading guide like Bullish or Bearish Patterns, Breakouts, Candlestick Patterns, Overbought/ Oversold stocks, Support/ Resistance Levels for key stocks, Trend change Levels, Bar Reversals, Highly volatile stocks, A/D data, Stock Likely to move (both Bullish & Bearish) with Targets/ Stop Loss Levels and lot more…)
2. Semi-active Day Traders, or that expert themselves want the second opinion or want additional tips, can go for economical ‘5-SMS a day’ plan with a Basic Newsletter giving important support resistance levels of 50 most active scrips including leading “F&O” scrips.
3. High Net worth Investors may avail our Portfolio Advisory Service to track their portfolio and make the best use of Technical Analysis to profit from Trading in scrips in hand. Such investors may send separate mail giving their contact numbers.
4. For those, who wish to have Technical Analysis of a specific Stock, we offer detailed Technical Analysis Report at a nominal Fee, payable in advance.
What is the difference between 2 services plans named “5-SMS a day” and “Intra-Day Live SMS Calls”?
”5-SMS a day” is basically a service in which SMS will be sent at ‘Fixed time’ like first between 9.30-9.45 am with trading recommendations if any followed by at 11.00, 12.30, 2.00 and at 3.15pm or before closing hours if extended. While in “Intra-Day Live SMS Calls” plan you get SMS as soon as there is a Buy/ Sell Signal from Charts. Number of SMS may vary depending upon trading opportunities to the extent of 15-20 calls a day. These will be time-sensitive for active traders.
Please clarify as what is the difference between “Basic Newsletter ” (BNL) and “Detailed Daily Newsletter” (DNL)?
”Basic Newsletter (BNL)’ as the name suggests gives basic trading information to the Day Traders like Important Support/ Resistance Levels/ Trend Change Levels/ 10 Period High/Low/ Bar Reversals/ AD data. This information is very useful for Day traders who trade only on Support/ Resistance Levels. The “Detailed Daily Newsletter (DNL)” Contains all the reports useful for all Day Traders and Investors using 1/5/30/ 60 Minutes & Daily Charts, like Bullish or Bearish Patterns, Breakouts, Candlestick Patterns, Overbought/ Oversold stocks, Support/ Resistance Levels for key stocks, Trend Change Levels, Bar Reversals, Highly volatile stocks, A/D data, Stock Likely to move (both Bullish & Bearish) with Targets/ Stop Loss Levels and lot more……………..
What is “Free Newsletter & Tips” on your website?
As part of the promotion of our services and to help traders and investors from time to time, who cannot afford our regular services, we give useful information through of Newsletters and other articles on Technical Analysis. Most Part of these newsletters is reserved for Paid Subscribers, however, the Disclaimers/ Privacy Statement shall be applied to subscribers of Free Newsletters also.
I am willing to subscribe to the services offered by you but can I have “Free Trial” for a few days to test your skills?
We can realize your apprehensions but you will appreciate that we are in this field since 1990 and proved our performance in all the best and worst periods of Stock Market hence do not require any testing. Moreover, there are many cases in which people keep on asking for Free Trials under different names with different identities and mobile numbers. Therefore as a matter of policy, we do not give FREE TRIALS. You may try our “2-Week” Paid Trial offer.
Can I cancel my Membership/ Subscription any time due to any reason?
Yes! You can cancel your membership/ subscription any time by giving 7 days’ advance notice in writing, however, the running month will be charged full and refund will be sent to you within 15 days after deducting the charges on the basis of ‘Monthly Subscription’ multiplied by the number of months the service was used. For Example, if you intend to cancel the Yearly subscription of a Plan (whose Yearly subscription is 22500/- while the Monthly Subscription is Rs2500/) after using it for 5 months. So you will get (Rs.22500/- minus Rs.2500×5 months= Rs.10000 minus full taxes if applied)
“I want to start day trading, but I don’t know the first thing about it.”
If you not sure about day trading, please don’t just “jump in” take the time to read up and learn the basics of trading. Day trading is NOT easy and not a “get rich quick” strategy. A great way to start into day trading is to paper trade or use a trading simulator (without involving actual funds). These strategies don’t take into account all the possible risks that occur when trading with real funds, but it can give you a sense of what it’s like to trade. Please make sure you have a strong foundation of knowledge before using actual funds
What is ‘BTST’ offered by many Brokers of NSE/ BSE?
Taking advantage of the Settlement Procedures of Stock Markets, which requires settlement of Trade on 3rd Day of execution, many Brokers have started offering their Clients / Day Traders the facility of BTST (short form of ‘Buy today Sell tomorrow’) at nominal extra cost (or NO Extra Cost by few) provided the financial interests of brokers are protected. These trades are to be sold on next day (or before 12.00 noon on 3rd Day). However ‘Short Selling’ under this facility is not possible hence not available.
‘How much capital is needed to begin day trading?
Generally, any day trader should have enough trading capital to enable him or her to buy at least few hundred shares of any given stock on any particular day – preferably without having to use margin or using only part margin. In addition, the new day trader should treat this as 100% risk capital and should not have to unduly worry that the whole amount of this capital may be lost very quickly.
How many On-Line Buy/ Sell Advises do you give in a Day?
On a Normal Trading day with usual fluctuations, you can expect 5 to 10 calls, however, on a good volatile market, these calls can go up to 20 also whereas, on a Non-trading market, these get reduced to 1 to 3 only.
What are your criteria for selection of stocks for Day-Trading?
The very first criteria are ‘Volume’. We select only ‘High Volume Stocks’ only for easy entry and exit (even in Stop-Loss case). Second criteria are ‘Volatility’. It has been seen that Volatile stocks give better Trading opportunities for Intra-Day.
What is the number of stocks, you analyze for Day Trading?
We follow about 200 High Volume Stocks of ‘Nifty’, BSE ‘Sensex’, ‘F&O’ stocks including select high volume stocks. Apart from that we ‘rotate’ 10-15 stocks from time to time, which get into the limelight on some news/ results/ media or on Technical Breakouts.
How do you give Real-Time Buy/ Sell advice to Day Traders?
We give real-time trading advice using ‘Message Room’, ‘Pop-Up Alerts’ and by ‘SMS’ on your Mobile Phones during market hours. Message Rooms has the facility to only receive messages. For Message Room and Pop-Ups, you need to have internet facility during market hours to be On-Line.
Which of ‘Message Room’ or ‘Pop-Up Alerts’ or ‘SMS’ is suitable for me for real-time trading advise?
Message Room is for those Traders who have Internet facility, to be online all the time during trading hours and they trade through internet/or Broker’s terminal instantly. ‘Pop-Up Alerts’ are useful for those busy investors/ traders/ HNI (with internet facility) who want to trade only when there is an opportunity. A small ‘Message Window Pop-up’ on their computer screen notifies them as soon as we send a message. And SMS is for those active traders who are mobile and can get their trades executed over the phone or otherwise but do not have access to internet facility all the times.
How do I decide as for how many shares to buy?
You should try to use the same amount of money on each trade, NOT the same number of shares. You should decide before you begin the service how much you will trade with. Let’s say you decide on Rs50, 000/- per trade. If you are buying XYZ, and it costs Rs50, you should buy 1000 shares. If you are buying ABC and it costs Rs25, you should buy 2000 shares.
Is every stock suitable for day trading?
No. A day trader should never trade low volume stocks. These stocks have poor liquidity and hence a higher price volatility. This may make it hard for you to exit your position quickly at a fair price. Trade only high volume, well-known stocks.
What does it mean to “short” a stock?
To “short” a stock, you simply sell the stock without actually owning it. You will have the obligation to buy back the stock on the same Trading Day in order to “cover” your short sale to make you have ‘zero position’. When you short sell a stock, you are hoping that the stock price will drop so that you can buy it back at a lower price than what you sold it for, thereby making an Intra-Day profit on the transaction.
Is it possible to keep Short Position ‘open’ for more than a day?
No, in Cash Segment all the trades are settled on ‘Delivery’ basis on End-of-Day position thus Blank Short Positions must be covered on the same day to avoid coverage of stocks in ‘Auction or Spot’ otherwise, normally at much higher price than prevailing market prices. However position in stocks traded under “Futures & Option Segment” (known as ‘F&O Segment’) can be carried forward to the extent of 3 Months (under different contracts of 1 Month/ 2 Months/ 3 Months) provided such shares are traded under ‘F&O segment’ (at present there are only a few stocks under this category. Check with your broker about F&O dealings/ Margin Requirement/ Brokerage and settlement procedures. For more details and the latest list of such stocks you may visit www.nseindia.com).
What is the difference between a market order, a limit order, and a stop loss order?
Here are the key differences between each type of order:
1. A market order instructs your Trading Terminal or shares, broker, to buy or sell shares immediately at the current market price. This will usually take place at the “ask” price
2. A limit order instructs your Trading Terminal or shares, broker, to buy or sell shares at the certain price specified by you. When (and if) the price of the stock reaches the price you previously specified, your order will be executed at that price.
3. A stop loss order instructs Trading Terminal or shares, broker, to liquidate your position if the share price drops or rises above a certain amount specified by you. (Imp. Note – Give sufficient spread between Stop Loss limit and Trigger Price to avoid any non-materialization of Stop Loss Order)
Should I Trade without using Stop Loss Orders
Never! Never trade without Stop Loss however you may be sure of your success. In one stroke it may wipe off all your capital (maybe more on Margin Trading) if anything goes wrong. Your ‘Stop Loss’ order should be initiated along with your Buy/Sell order without fail. Even if 50% of your trades are met with Stop Loss, you can still make a profit on winning trades. (Imp. Note – Give sufficient spread between Stop Loss limit and Trigger Price to avoid any non-materialization of Stop Loss Order)
I have tried day trading but with high brokerage charged by my broker, I end up negative despite successful trades. What should be reasonable Brokerage in ‘Day Trading’ to catch small price movements profitably?
Normally brokerage is linked with the Trading Volume/ amount of Margin and the services provided by the Brokers. 5 (Five) Paise per share of any amount, on each side of Buy or Sell, is the kind of brokerage advertised by a few popular On-Line Brokers. Normally High Volume Traders pay brokerage of 0.015% to 0.04% of traded shares while Low Volume Traders may have to pay more brokerage. There is a practice of Fixed Brokerage per month also with some brokers irrespective of Volume or Number of Trades. Also, it may be kept in mind that brokerages are more competitive in big cities than smaller cities/towns due to competition and other infrastructure costs involved.
I am a Businessman running my own business. Though I am an active Investor and Trader, at times I don’t get much time to follow my trades. Is Day-Trading suitable for me?
A. Basically, Day Trading is Suitable for those who are trading online, have direct access to Trading Terminals or brokers to get their orders executed instantly. Every minute (rather second) matter in Day Trading. If one cannot track his trades, must not involve in day trading, which at times require prompt decisions.
What rules do you think are the most important for day traders?
There are many important rules that day traders should adhere to but the most important of these are (You may also check the website for most common mistakes committed by day traders):
1. Always do your own due diligence (Research) before entering any Trade
2. Always Trade with the money you can afford to lose
3. Divide your Capital among 10 equal Risk Parts
4. Never Over Trade
5. Always use ‘Stop-Loss’
6. Never Average your Losses
7. Sell Short as often as you go Long
8. Don’t Change your Strategy after initiating a Trade
9. When in doubt, simply get out.
10. Buy on Bad News & Sell on Good News
11. Don’t follow the crowd, they are usually wrong
12.Ban wishful thinking in the Market
13. Hope, Wish, Fear, Pray are all 4-letter words, an obstacle in successful trading
14. Many small profits are equal to Big Gains.
Q. Do you give ‘Technical Analysis’ of any stock on Subscriber’s request during Market Hours?
A. No! Strictly Not! To remain focused on our research and analysis, We do not appreciate any phone calls or entertain any query during market hours. Our suggested calls are clear with Volume/ entry level/ Target/ Stop Loss Level that nobody should have clarification or confusion or misinterpretation of any kind.
However if such stock is in the list of about 100-125 High Volume stocks, which we follow on daily basis, such requests can be considered but after Market Hours or on Weekends.
Anyone seeking our Technical Report on any stock may contact us through ‘Technical Query’ section after paying a nominal Fee.
Do you or your associates Trade in any of your recommended Stocks?
No! As a matter of policy, we maintain high degree integrity and to give unbiased advisory, we (employees, associates, partners, analysts, promoters of Team.trade4profit) do not trade ourselves in the Stock Market. It has been noticed that many analysts, who are traders themselves, though wrong technically, try to justify their recommendations and try to create hype about any stock to create an Exit route for themselves.
Do you get any compensation from any company you recommend in your Chat-Room Service or in Newsletter?
No. We have never received and never will receive, any compensation of any sort from any company we cover in the newsletter or our Chat-Room Service. All stocks we cover in our service are selected because we feel they stand a chance at making a profit for our Subscribers/ Members and for no other reason.
What time are the Daily Newsletters sent to Members?
All members should receive the newsletter(s) before the markets open. Normally it is sent any time between 11.00 pm to 7.30 am, however, owing to reasons beyond our control it can be delayed further a few times a year.
Will your Service be available on all the trading days throughout the year?
No! You should be prepared for ‘No Service’ for about 10 Trading Days in a year due to various reasons beyond our control (like failure of Website Server, Failure of Service at Data Provider’s end, Failure of Internet connectivity, Power Failures, Technical Faults at our Computers, Viruses, Social Compulsions etc). We shall keep you informed in case of such Force Majure situations and try our best for alternative arrangements if possible.
What are the ‘Futures ’?
It is an Agreement between the Buyer and the Seller for the Purchase or Sells of a Particular Asset (like Equity Stock/ Index etc) at a Specified Price and on a specified future date (1 Month/ 2 Months/ 3 Months). It conveys an OBLIGATION on both Buyer and Seller to Fulfill the Terms of the Agreement. Futures are Settled on Last Thursday of the Specified Month and both buyer and seller have to pay minimum Initial Margin as per the requirement of the stock exchange and account between buyer and seller is settled Everyday till the expiry of the Futures contract.
What are the ‘Options’?
An option is a contract, which gives the Buyer of Option (holder) the right, but not the obligation, to Buy or Sell specified quantity of the underlying assets, at a Specific (Strike) Price on or before a Specified Time (expiration date) i.e. 1 Month/ 2 Months/ 3 Months etc. The underlying may be physical commodities like wheat/ rice/ cotton/ gold/ oil or financial instruments like equity stocks/ stock index/ bonds etc. There are 2 types of Options i.e. Call Options and Put Options.
Can anyone Day-Trade in Futures & Options?
Yes! Anyone can do that and square-up his position at the end of the day, but as the name suggest these instruments are meant for Position traders who anticipate a substantial price movement in stocks coming under ‘F&O Segment’ (limited numbers as on date). Trading in ‘Futures & Options’ is more suitable for Swing & Position Traders who can maintain their Long/ Short positions by paying Margin Money as per requirement of the Stock Exchange.
“I forgot my password, now what?”
A. There is a facility below “Member Login” area on the Home page to get ‘Lost Password’ automatically emailed to you but in case of any difficulty, all you need to do is email us and tell us who you are. We’ll get back to you shortly with your password. To avoid this situation, be sure to write your username and password down and keep in a safe place.