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28 ArticlesVashistha Iyer

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This Time, Uncle Theta Gets Rich With A Regular Calendar Straddle

In an interesting Expiry, Uncle Theta managed to produce some experimental results we have been doing live on the Slack channels. We'll now look at how we used ...
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Uncle Theta Explores a Rich Nephew Strategy with Warrants

Uncle Theta goes big. Some of you in Capitalmind Premium will remember the incredible deal in October 2015, when HDFC did an institutional placement of bonds. ...
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Uncle Theta Presents – Margin Efficient Directional Spreads

Thinking about trading multi-leg spreads can be quite daunting to those starting out with limited capital. For example, a one lot short straddle requires close ...
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Uncle Theta: A short calendar on Bank Nifty

I have to admit. The past few weeks have been a trying time. With IVs low all across the board, there's nothing much to do. I was bored and desperate. So late ...
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How the #Brexit trade returned 5% in 5 days

Uncle Theta doesn’t like to boast. But what to do if things just worked well, and Uncle had to tell you how? So let me.    Remember the #Brexit play we ...
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Introducing Bond Baba – Beat FD returns with Bonds

Beat FD returns with Bonds If you bought a stock, would you think a bond from the same company is, somehow, in trouble? There are a truckload of corporate ...
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Options: Is there a #Brexit play? Uncle Theta explores.

The event is upon us and India VIX – a measure of uncertainty in NIFTY’s options market – reached adulthood today, closing above 18. If you ...
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LearnTA: Measuring Price Action using the RSI

The Relative Strength Index, or RSI, is perhaps the most popular of all Technical Analysis indicators. Let’s get some definitions out of the way so we can ...
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