Trading: Basics

What is a Short Straddle?
A Straddle is a volatility strategy and is used when the stock price/index is expected to show large movements. In a Short Straddle, the investor feels ...
Thu, 8 Apr, 2021 at 10:28 AM
Do we provide advisory tips for trading in stocks?
Providing trading and/or stock tips is not a part of our core service offerings. As a well-known discount broker, we believe in keeping costs as low as poss...
Fri, 9 Apr, 2021 at 12:27 PM
What is a Long Strangle?
A Strangle is a slight modification to the Straddle to make it cheaper to execute. This strategy involves the simultaneous buying of a slightly out-of-th...
Thu, 8 Apr, 2021 at 10:33 AM
Why does my traded price not reflect among the high and low values on the chart?
When you place an order at Upstox, it is sent to the Exchange and a number for the order is generated. The price matching for the open order takes place in ...
Fri, 9 Apr, 2021 at 12:45 PM
What is Short Strangle?
A Short Strangle is a slight modification to the Short Straddle.  It tries to improve the profitability of the trade for the  Seller of the options by widen...
Thu, 8 Apr, 2021 at 10:35 AM
What is a Collar?
A Collar is similar to a Covered Call with limited risk (Strategy 6) – buying Put Options to insure against the fall in the price of the Stock. So a Collar ...
Wed, 7 Apr, 2021 at 7:46 PM
What Is The Bull Call Spread Strategy: Buy Call Option, Sell Call Option?
A bull call spread is constructed by buying an in-the-money (ITM) Call Option, and selling another out-of-the-money (OTM) Call Option. Often the Call wit...
Thu, 8 Apr, 2021 at 1:51 PM
What is the Bull Put Spread Strategy: Sell Put Option, Buy Put Option?
A bull Put spread can be profitable when the stock/index is either range bound or rising. The concept is to protect the downside of a Put sold by buying ...
Thu, 8 Apr, 2021 at 2:03 PM
What is the Bear Call Spread Strategy: Sell ITM Call, Buy OTM Call?
The bear Call spread strategy can be adopted when the investor feels that the stock/index is either range bound or falling. The concept is to protect...
Thu, 8 Apr, 2021 at 2:12 PM
How can I generate a new CDSL TPIN?
We have updated the app to give you a better experience. If you’re using an older version of the Upstox app, read this.  If you’re using the updated vers...
Tue, 21 Dec, 2021 at 4:21 AM