Trading: Basics

What are Positions in Portfolio tab?
The Position Log screen tells you the status of the positions of your Stocks/Scrips. The screen shows you the scrips that you hold and what is their status ...
Fri, 18 Jun, 2021 at 8:33 PM
How to add indicators to charts?
After adding a chart widget and the stock symbol, click on the fourth icon in the widget header. You will see a drop-down list with almost 100+ indicators. ...
Fri, 16 Apr, 2021 at 7:48 PM
What is offline and online trading?
Trading as we know it has evolved a lot over the years and especially over the last two decades. Many years ago, trading was actually done at an Exchange wi...
Fri, 9 Apr, 2021 at 12:15 PM
What is a Short Put?
Short or selling a Put is the opposite of buying a Put. An investor buys Put when he is bearish on a stock. An investor sells a Put when he is Bullish about...
Thu, 8 Apr, 2021 at 9:52 AM
What are the Benefits of Trading Futures?
Trading Futures have a wide range of advantages for a trader or investor: 1) Compared to trading stocks, the Exchange generally offers more exposure (ma...
Fri, 9 Apr, 2021 at 2:34 PM
How do drawing tools help?
The drawing tools in charts help you easily determine price levels. The tools are extremely powerful and easy to use. You can draw lines for study purposes,...
Fri, 16 Apr, 2021 at 7:52 PM
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The position log is where you can check the status and other details of your scrip. You can even change the position of the scrip that you hold or square of...
Wed, 24 Mar, 2021 at 5:44 PM
Why did my order get canceled immediately when I was trying to place an IOC order ?
On Upstox when you select IOC under order validity, the order will be executed only if there is security available immediately, if it’s not your order will ...
Fri, 9 Apr, 2021 at 2:47 PM
What is algorithmic trading?
In India, approximately one-third of all trades placed online are through HFT- otherwise known as High-Frequency Trading. These trades are placed through al...
Fri, 9 Apr, 2021 at 12:18 PM
What is a Covered Call?
You own shares in a company that you feel may rise but not much in the near term (or at best stay sideways). You would still like to earn an income from the...
Thu, 8 Apr, 2021 at 9:54 AM