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Uncle Theta: The No-Downside Strategy for 2019 – Nifty Returns if it Rises, No Loss if it Falls

We've been talking about our "No Downside Strategy" for a few years now. Basically, how do you get the Nifty Upside but don't lose if the Nifty Falls? 2013: ...

Uncle Theta: The Devil in the Gamma – The Risk of Selling Options Close To Expiry

There has been a huge interest, recently, in doing the "mad option selling" thing. Some of this involves selling a very large number of out-of-the-money ...

Uncle Theta: SEBI Gets Physical on Settlements

Uncle Theta is back after a long while to talk about the changing regulatory world of derivatives. There is a new concept that you now have to ...

Premium: Uncle Theta Creates Another Strategy To Protect Downside for 2018, and a Past Review

It's one of those times when you would have loved a no-downside strategy. Don't lose anything when the market moves down. And it's down the last few days, ...

Uncle Theta With The New Stratoptions: Capitalmind's Tool for Awesome Option Trades

Stratoptions is what we at Capitalmind call the options trading strategy. The idea is to win by working with volatility, regardless of the direction of the ...

Experiments with Uncle Theta: That STT Option Exercise Rule

Uncle Theta has had a fun time with an interesting strategy on Thursday. NSE helped option buyers from having to pay obscene amounts of Securities Transaction ...

Uncle Theta Closes Stratoptions for a Near 3% Return in the Month

There is an art, it says, or rather, a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss. - Douglas Adams It's ...

Uncle Theta: The No-Downside Strategy Beats the Nifty By 1% so far

________________________________________________________________________ In April we had mentioned a "No-Downside Strategy" on the Nifty. The Momentum ...

Premium: Uncle Theta trembles as he locks in gains from the TCS and Infy result plays

Uncle Theta loves to experiment. He's had great success with TCS in the past, and with Infy too. This time, the results were together. So Uncle Theta played on ...

Premium (Unlocked): A Lazy Uncle Theta Gets 1.6% on June Double Ratio Diags

"Hamburgers: the cornerstone of any nutritious breakfast." - Jules Winnfield, Pulp Fiction "Sideways: the cornerstone of any StratOptions trade..." - Uncle ...