A to Z of Momentum Trading and Investing

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In this instalment of the Face2Face series, we have with us Mr. Vivek Bajaj, co-founder, StockEdge, Elearnmarkets, who will engage in an informational conversation with Mr. Alok Jain, who has been a participant of the stock market for the last 25 years. We will discuss some simplistic trading strategies and investment decisions that can help us manage our portfolio successfully.

 

Mr. Alok Jain will start his discussion by discussing the events that have led him to create his philosophy of trading and investing and some advice for novice investors and traders as to how to be successful by understanding the momentum of the market. We will further discuss the complexities which arise while we are setting up our trading or investing rules and environment.

 

In this video we will discuss the importance of simplicity and discipline, both in investing and trading. Mr. Alok Jain will then show a detailed breakdown of how he set about to become simpler and more disciplined in his approach towards the stock market. We will discuss some tips from Mr. Jain’s own plan of action to see how we can become more disciplined towards the markets, with some basic examples and scenarios.

 

We will further discuss the pros and cons and the differences between price-action-based and fundamental-based strategies. Following this, we discuss the basics of Mr. Jain’s style, which is the momentum style of investing. There are two main styles of investing via momentum – absolute and relative momentum strategy. We will discuss how we can use each of these two strategies to make the best investing decisions, with some practical examples. We will apply these strategies to actual figures and see how the average wins, and loss percentages can improve and differ with these strategies.

 

Mr. Alok Jain will also discuss the importance of working in the stock market with an exact and practical perspective rather than a vague perspective that makes investors and traders avoid exiting the market. Following this, we will discuss the importance of knowing when to exit the stock market. Also, what should be a simple strategy for exiting the market, that can help us figure out our exits with ease and with no stress.

 

Lastly, using some real-life charts, we will explore how some of our investing decisions, taken with the strategies and rules discussed in this video, will help us manage our portfolio with ease and simplicity.

Alok Jain in Face2Face

Your Speaker

Alok Jain

Alok is an Engineer from the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi and a MBA finance from the University of Maryland. In the next two decades, Alok developed a keen sense for systematic rule based investing systems and technical trading. He is a keen observer of the psychology and behavioral aspects of the market and wanted to quantify and incorporate them in his investing. Weekendinvesting.com is a Do-it-Yourself advisory where Alok provides simple momentum based investing models. The unique part about his strategies is the low time-spent : returns ratio where the user spends 15 minutes a week to attend to their portfolios and the returns have so far have been beating the benchmarks by a wide margin. Alok was recently featured in the news media for his advisory. https://tinyurl.com/ycy9vph8. He also runs a hyperactive twitter feed at @Weekendinvestng to share his trading thoughts with a large twitter group.
Mr. Vivek Bajaj

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Vivek Bajaj