The laptop's days as the flyer's weapon of choice look just about over.
Marcus Padley As I write the All Ords is up 0.92% since June 30, 2014, and there are 170 stocks in the All Ordinaries index that are down so far this tax year.
Marcus Padley The secret to beating index huggers is to analyse under-researched companies and identify value where others are not doing the work.
Marcus Padley In the share market there are a lot more than seven deadly sins.
Marcus Padley An idiot's guide to rating investments.
Marcus Padley When you are buying as a retail investor, two times out of three you are being sold to by a professional.
Marcus Padley Simply turning up is now the biggest compliment you can ever pay anyone.
Marcus Padley The Golden Rule of IPOs is simple and goes something like this, "If it's any good you won't get offered it and if you get offered it, you don't want it".
Marcus Padley All the big income stocks have two notable seasonal peaks followed by two periods of fairly reliable underperformance.
Marcus Padley Any discussion about superannuation has a way of being a conversation killer especially around a relaxing barbecue.
Marcus Padley Remember Bob Farrell and his '10 market rules to remember'? Looking at the Dow Jones and ASX 200, investors would do well to remember his edict on bear markets, writes Marcus Padley.
Marcus Padley On my arrival in 1994 one of the most noticeable differences between the share market in London and the share market in Australia was the Food Retail sector. And it hasn't changed.
Marcus Padley The key advantage of property is that you can put up $100,000, borrow $900,000 and when the property market goes up 10 per cent you double your money.
Marcus Padley Investing successfully for an engaged do-it-yourself investor is not about portfolios, benchmarks, diversification, balance, Modern Portfolio Theory, the Optimal Portfolio Theory and whatever else...
Marcus Padley When people make judgements about others they are defining themselves.
Marcus Padley I don't have to criticise technical analysts, value investors do a very good job of that already, empowered as they are by page two of a rather narrow-minded and over-marketed book called The...
Marcus Padley There are a lot of things in the sharemarket that say one thing but mean another.
Marcus Padley After the RBA's interest rate message last week, safe income has become the theme du jour.
Marcus Padley You can read about the complexities of the Greek election everywhere but let me make it simple for you with a brief analogy.
Marcus Padley Everyone is making predictions for 2015 but most of what you hear are what I call “Predictable Predictions”.
Marcus Padley Everyone is making predictions for 2015 but most of what you hear are what I call "predictable predictions".