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Month: August 2008

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SOS Trades: Rollovers and Put Close, +75K

For the Short Only Strategy, I’ve had to do some stuff: Rolled over ICICI Bank and Unitech over to the September Futures. Prices are way below, so the ...

Pakistan is Floored

So this is what the folks at the Karachi Stock Exchange have to say: Fantastic. So prices can’t go below Wednesday’s closing values. Guess where ...

Banks take you for granted

ET: 6 things your bank will never tell you: You are a valued customer only till you have not availed the services of a bank or till the bank is ...

Hedge Fund Manager wins trade secret case

An interesting case of an ex-hedge-fund manager sued for stealing “trade secrets”. Eric Falkenstein isn’t your typical 42-year-old hedge fund ...

Ranbaxy Open Offer: Download Letter

For all those who have not received the Letter of Offer for the Ranbaxy Open offer at Rs. 737; you can download the letter of offer here. Process: First go ...

RBI Selling Dollars?

RBI’s latest forex reserve page shows that we now have $296 billion with us. The rupee doesn’t seem to give a hoot. It’s trading at 43.78 to ...

Interviewed: Moneyoga's change of plans

Kamla Bhatt has interviewed me on our recent change in plans – to move to the new algorithmic trading concept. The point is not to predict; it’s to ...

Infy bags Axon for 3300 cr.

Infy news: it has just bought Axon group for Rs. 3,300 cr. Axon is listed in the UK, and makes about Rs. 160 cr. (Rs. 20 billion) a year in ...

SOS Update: +44K

I’m on a short vacation for the next three days so this is the weekly SOS update (the first, really). ICICI down to 640 levels, a profit of 21K on ...

SOS Trade: Buy Nifty Puts

It’s probably the lousiest day to set up a short, after the index is nearly 3% down; but I’m getting the feeling it’s going down further. ...