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Marcus Padley

Marcus Padley is the author of the daily stock market newsletter Marcus Today.

The most costly and pointless waste of money you can pursue
Opinion

The most costly and pointless waste of money you can pursue

For the naïve money is something to wave in other people’s faces, but the name of the game is about building assets not spending money.

  • by Marcus Padley

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The best investment in the whole world
Opinion

The best investment in the whole world

Your best investment in your early 20s is not property or stockmarket speculation.

  • by Marcus Padley
Investment inspiration from everyday life
Opinion

Investment inspiration from everyday life

More ways to generate ideas for stock investors - but be warned, you can have too many ideas.

  • by Marcus Padley
Where to go to get investment ideas
Analysis

Where to go to get investment ideas

You will not make money in shares sitting in a dark room in your unit in Bendigo with the door shut.

  • by Marcus Padley
Donald Trump and the sharemarket
Opinion

Donald Trump and the sharemarket

The difference between Trump and previous presidents is not the nature of the man but simply his use of social media.

  • by Marcus Padley
Why you're better off in a big fund than managing your own super
Opinion

Why you're better off in a big fund than managing your own super

There's nothing wrong with leaving your money tucked in one of the large superannuation retail or industry funds.

  • by Marcus Padley
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Secret of 'smart money'? Being rich enough you can afford to do nothing

Secret of 'smart money'? Being rich enough you can afford to do nothing

A lot of supposedly smart professionals do some very dumb things, and a lot of non-professional investors do some very clever things.

  • by Marcus Padley
Market momentum has never been higher but the risk of a crash is high

Market momentum has never been higher but the risk of a crash is high

I wouldn't want to scare you but have you seen a chart of the Dow Jones or the S&P 500 index recently?

  • by Marcus Padley
'Normal is great': what to do when the sharemarket turns downwards

'Normal is great': what to do when the sharemarket turns downwards

When the herd turns it turns, and it can do so without planning or logic.

  • by Marcus Padley
The secret to judging small-cap stocks

The secret to judging small-cap stocks

There is fundamental analysis and there is technical analysis and a lot of investors think it ends there. But there is another body of analysis essential to the process but less obvious.

  • by Marcus Padley
The case against too much diversification in investment

The case against too much diversification in investment

The only reason to manage your own investments is to beat the average.

  • by Marcus Padley