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October 2009








234 x 153 x 30 mm


440 g

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Marcus Padley Stockmarket Secrets

In Stockmarket Secrets, Marcus Padley tells you how to survive the lows and manage the highs; how to make the most out of the stockmarket. He doesn't pretend and he isn't selling product. What he offers is intelligent and practical advice on the right and wrong reasons to invest.

Since 1998, Marcus Padley has been writing about the stockmarket with the interests of the private investor at heart. Stockmarket Secrets is an insightful, honest, straight-up account from one man who has lived and breathed the stockmarket, day in, day out for more than 27 years. It's about the journey he has been on, the people who have travelled with him and the experiences they have had.

Inside Marcus Padley's Stockmarket Secrets, you'll learn:

  • The truth about the stockmarket, from a broker's desk.
  • A practical guide for self-managed investors and traders.
  • The pitfalls and traps of doing it yourself.
  • There are no stupid questions.
  • Insider tips on how the industry works, and the ins and outs of broking and trading.
  • The stockmarket journey – how to seize the day, find the balance and enjoy the view.
  • Insightful advice and tips, written in an entertaining and engaging style.


Marcus Padley

Marcus Padley is a stockbroker who has been advising institutional and private clients for more than 27 years. He currently drives a desk at stockbroker Patersons Securities. Born in Yorkshire, England, he came to Australia in 1994, as “the souvenir of my wife Emma’s five-year visit to London”. For the past 11 years, he has produced a daily online stockmarket newsletter, Marcus Today, emailed daily to a subscriber base of many thousands. Padley also writes for The Age and the Sydney Morning Herald and is an expert analyst on ABC’s Inside Business and ABC’s Lateline Business. His financial insights feature daily on ABC Radio 774 in Melbourne. 

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