• 1. Introduction to Stock Markets

    15 chapters
    Investing ensures financial security, and the Stock market plays a pivotal role in this domain, it is a place where people buy/sell shares of publicly listed companies. In this module, you will learn about the fundamentals of the stock market, how to get started, how it functions and the various intermediaries that appertain it.


  • 2. Technical Analysis

    21 chapters
    Technical Analysis helps identify trading opportunities using actions of Market Participants through charts, patterns, and indicators.


  • 3. Fundamental Analysis

    16 chapters
    Fundamental Analysis is the art of evaluating the intrinsic value of a stock to find long-term investing opportunities. Learn stock analysis in this module


  • 4. Futures Trading

    12 chapters
    Futures Trading involves trading in contracts in the derivatives markets. This module covers the various intricacies involved in undergoing a futures trade including margins, leverages, pricing, etc


  • 5. Options Theory for Professional Trading

    23 chapters
    An option is a contract where the price of the options is based on an underlying. Options contracts grant the buyer the right to buy the underlying without a compulsory obligation.


  • 6. Option Strategies

    13 chapters
    The module covers various options strategies that can be built with a multi-dimensional approach based on Market trend involving Option Greeks, Risk-Return, etc.


  • 7. Markets and Taxation

    7 chapters
    The module covers the taxation aspect of investing/trading in the stock markets. The process of calculating P&L, payment of taxes, filing returns, etc. is explained


  • 8. Currency, Commodity, and Government Securities

    19 chapters
    This module covers the Currency,  MCX Commodity contract, and the Government Securities (GSec) traded in the Indian Markets.


  • 9. Risk Management & Trading Psychology

    16 chapters
    The module covers the risk management aspect along with the psychology required for being consistent and profitable while trading

  • 10. Trading Systems

    16 chapters
    This module helps you set up an efficient trading system using a systematic approach. Learn about 2 different types of pair trading systems, calendar spreads, and momentum portfolio strategies.

  • 11. Personal Finance

    15 chapters
    Personal finance is an essential aspect of your life because it can help you meet your short term and long term financial goals. This module encompasses the various aspects of personal finance such as investment, insurance, retirement planning, goal-oriented investments, budgeting, etc. that may help you construct an ideal personal finance plan.

  • 12. Innerworth — Mind over markets

    304 chapters
    A series of articles on the psychology of trading, that will guide you mend your thought and prepare you psychologically to become a novice trader.

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Chapter updates

  • 12. Innerworth — Mind over markets

    Ch 304 – Learning From Past Mistakes

    Losses and setbacks are a fact of life. It is necessary to experience setbacks and recover from them in order to achieve success. The trader who has never experienced a severe drawdown, or blown out h ..

    May 28, 2020
  • 12. Innerworth — Mind over markets

    Ch 303 – Goal Setting: Don’t Set Performance Goals Too High

    Sam started trading almost three months ago. He’s read that it’s important to set specific goals and try to reach them. He thinks, “I’ve got to set my expectations high, otherw ..

  • 12. Innerworth — Mind over markets

    Ch 302 – Learning From Past Mistakes

    Setting well-defined goals are essential for achieving high levels of performance. Specific goals are the best. They allow for direct feedback. You know exactly where you stand. It may not always be a ..

  • 12. Innerworth — Mind over markets

    Ch 301 – Consider All Possibilities

    Trading is one of the most unpredictable and chaotic professions that one can pursue. This disarray and chaos produce stress. If you don’t take appropriate precautions, for example, you can look ..

    May 27, 2020
  • 12. Innerworth — Mind over markets

    Ch 300 – Acknowledge Limitations But Think Positively

    Jimmy complains to his best friend, “It’s impossible to trade the markets profitably. They are rigged. I don’t have enough capital. The markets are so volatile that I can’t get in and out to t ..

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Karthik Rangappa authors and curates Varsity for Zerodha. He has more than a decade of research experience in the financial markets, and travels widely conducting educational programmes.

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