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Top 5 Day Trading mistakes that beginner Intraday Traders do

If you are learning to do Intraday trade but always seems like you're taking one step ahead but two steps back. You might be doing below 5 trading mistakes. Learning to day trade is probably one of the hardest things I've ever done and there's a huge learning curve involved when it comes to day trading from building up the discipline to wake up few hours before the market even opens to analyzing news and headlines and spending hundreds of hours of screen time observing the market so this might be an unpopular opinion learning to day trade requires a bit more work. I've traded for a long time now and I've made literally every single mistake in the book because the stock market is unforgiving. The moment I think I know it all it's the moments that I will get punished. So in this blog, we'll be talking about the top 5-day trading mistakes beginners make my personal story with all those mistakes and how you can find and fix them in order to avoid making your sm…

What is Nifty, Sensex and Banknifty?

What is a Stock Market Index?A stock market index is a unit that measures a stock market, or a subset of the stock market, that helps to compare current price levels with past prices to calculate market performance. Similar kinds of stocks are chosen and grouped together. Criteria of stock selection could be the market capitalization, type of industry, or the size of the company. Any change happening within the underlying stock prices impact the general value of the index. If the costs of most of the underlying securities rise, then the index will rise and vice-versa. Let us discuss 3 major Stock indexes of the Indian Stock Market. What is Nifty 50?Nifty 50 is a stock market index. It was introduced by National Stock Exchange on 21 April 1996. It is a benchmark showcasing the top 50 stocks listed on National Stock Exchange. Nifty is an abbreviation of the National stock market Fifty. These stocks are from across 12 sectors of the Indian economy which include – financial services, infor…

Dividend - Definition and Examples

What is a Dividend?Dividend refers to a gift, cash or otherwise, that a corporation gives to its shareholders. Dividends are often issued in various forms, like cash payments, stocks, or other forms. Normally, companies pay dividends on a daily basis (often quarterly). Sometimes, they'll elect to pay a one-time dividend, as well. After paying its creditors, a corporation can use part or whole of the residual profits to reward its shareholders as dividends. However, when firms face a cash shortage or when it needs cash for reinvestment, it can also skip paying dividends.
How do Dividends work?For every dividend stock you own, you get paid a part f companies profit. For Example, let's say, if stock X is trading at 1000 INR per share, and it pays a total of 50 INR in dividends this year, then its dividend yield is 5% (since 50 INR is 5% of 1000 INR). Since a stock's price will change on a day to day, so will its dividend yield. The dividend yield will move up or down inversely…

Top 10 books to learn Technical Analysis

Technical Analysis is one of the most Important Terms used by Traders or Investors. Irrespective of the fact that you are an Intraday, Short Term, or Medium-term trader you can not deny the Importance of Technical Analysis to make the right entry or Exit in a  Trade. Technical Analysis is more of an art than a rigid science. 
In this article, we will know about the Top 10 Books for Technical Analysis as per our opinion. You must read these books to know the technical analysis in detail,
1. Technical Analysis of the Financial Markets: A Comprehensive Guide to Trading Methods and Applications (New York Institute of Finance)

It is a Comprehensive Guide To Trading Methods And Applications by John J. Murphy is a superb reference that attempts to show traders the complicated relationship between technical analysis and stock markets. The book also contains ultra-modern examples and quotations associated with the stock markets that further make it easier for the readers to grasp the concepts. Te…