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Chandan TapariaThe Nifty50 opened on a positive note with marginal gains but failed to hold above 12,050 levels and continued to make lower lows as the day progressed on Friday.It has now broken its crucial support of 11,950 and formed a bearish candle on the daily, as well as weekly, charts. The index has seen a breakdown from its Head and Shoulder pattern on the hourly chart, which has a bearish implication and suggests for a profit booking-led decline after the recent positive momentum in the market.Close On the weekly scale, it formed a Bearish Engulfing pattern and a hold below 11,950 may lead to a profit-booking decline towards next major support placed at 11,800, then 11,700 levels. On the flipside, the immediate hurdle is placed at 12,050, then the lifetime high of 12,158 levels.Chandan TapariaVice President and Analyst-Derivatives|Motilal Oswal Financial Services Aggressive option traders can use short strangle to get benefit of time decayGo with ‘Call Ladder … [Read more...] about Time to hedge positions; Kotak Bank, Infosys among 5 stocks that may see upside
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It was a day of consolidation for Indian markets. The Nifty50 closed below 12000 levels for the first time since November 22nd.Let’s look at the final tally on D-Street – the S&P BSE Sensex fell 126 points to 40,675 while the Nifty50 closed 54 points lower at 11,994 on Tuesday.Close Sectorally, the action was seen in Realty, IT, and Consumer Durables while on the losing front profit-taking was seen in sectors like metals, infrastructure, telecom, and power. related news The Market Podcast | Red flags on D-Street; investors getting into risk aversion mode Corporate Buzz podcast | Birla warns Vodafone Idea may shut; relief for Yes Bank; auto sales and more Taking Stock: RBI shock hits D-St for second day; Nifty holds 11,900 The broader market underperformed as the S&P BSE Mid-cap index fell 0.95 percent while the S&P BSE Small-cap index was down 0.74 percent.Public sector banks disbursed a record Rs 4.91 lakh crore of loans during the festive month of … [Read more...] about Early on D-Street | Stay cautious, create fresh short positions below 11,950
What if your morning run through a park could generate electricity, which could then charge batteries or maybe even power the phone you’re running with? If you’re wearing the right T-shirt, that might be a possibility. advertisement advertisement Researchers from the University of Málaga in Spain and the Italian Institute of Technology have designed a T-shirt that generates electricity from the temperature difference between the wearer’s body and their surroundings. That means the body heat coming off you when you run, walk, or play a sport—and the difference between that heat and the colder temperature of the surrounding air—could be transformed into thermal power. There are a lot of examples of thermal energy in our lives—the sun warming our atmosphere, a stove burner heating a pot of water to boil. But there are also a lot of examples of wasted warmth, or “waste heat,” which is all the unused heat let out into an … [Read more...] about This T-shirt uses your body heat to generate electricity