Investment Insights

Learn to invest in the stock market without taking big risks when you learn trading secrets from the expert help from Motion Trader. These share trading strategy guides explain how to identify some of the best stocks to buy on the ASX. They will also help you avoid some common share trading mistakes. Whether you're a beginner investor, an experienced stock market trader, or you're managing a SMSF, these trading guides will help you refine your stock trading skills.


3 Skills to Make Investing for Beginners Child’s Play  

Lego is one of the most popular building games on the planet. You take lots of individual blocks and create something unique. Your imagination is just about the only limitation.

It may surprise you that a successful share portfolio isn’t all that different...

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3 Mistakes Beginner Traders Can Easily Avoid

Just imagine the advice you’d give your younger self. Chances are your career would progress faster, your parental skills would be better, and you’d sidestep a few financial blunders.

Trading in the stock market is no different…

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Free Training Series

One of the hardest parts of investing is finding where to start. Many people search for years without success. Others get close, but miss a key element. This series will show you where to begin and how to progress. 

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Trading techniques

Expert Trading Techniques to Make Money in Shares

Making money from the share market is hard. But with the right trading techniques, it’s possible to put the odds in your favour.

This trading strategy guide will explain two of the most powerful indicators. These provide the framework for...

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4 Benefits of Investing Your SMSF in Shares

For keen investors, the appeal of self-managed super funds is how much control you have over your strategy and  investments.

Learn how you could use a SMSF to build a share portfolio that suits your goals and investment style.

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5-Star Google Review

I find Motion Trader from Jason McIntosh one of the best advisory services available in Australia. Jason has a wealth of real world, trader experience behind him, and he uses this to provide weekly mentoring sessions, along with the Motion Trader advisory. I have become a much better trader, Jason has helped me to achieve this through informative, practical mentoring.

Thank You for a great service. 

David van Gemert

Trading techniques

Guide to Share Analysis: Which Investment Strategy is Best?

Investors use strategies to identify new opportunities, research stocks, and predict what might happen to them in the future.

There are three main schools of thought: fundamental, technical, and quantitative analysis. 

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7 Key Factors Affecting Share Prices and What they Mean

If more people want to buy a share than sell it, demand goes up, and so does the price. And if the supply is greater than the demand, the price falls.

But what are the factors that determine demand and supply? This article will explain 7 of the key players. 

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5-Star Google Review

I was a subscriber to Jason's service right from the outset. It has taught me more about investing and made me better returns more consistently than any other service I have tried over the years. No grandiose promises just a steady, disciplined and easy to understand trading philosophy that works. It is now the only subscription service I use and has made me a much better investor. 

Greg McKean

Large, mid, and small caps

Differences Between Large, Mid, & Small Cap Shares

The stocks that make up the Australian share market fall into three main categories: large, mid, and small.

This is based on each company’s size or “market capitalisation,” which is its current share price multiplied by the number of outstanding shares.

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Income, growth, and value stocks

Differences between income, growth & value shares

Investing in the share market is one way to build your wealth, but how do you know what stocks to invest in?

To answer this age-old question, the first step is to learn about the three types of shares: income, growth and value.

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5-Star Google Review

I just wanted to say a huge thank you! I have completely changed my trading because of your system, with excellent results. I’m very much loving the weekly mentoring sessions. I am learning so much. Thank you for always answering my emails. I’ve started to do my own technical analysis as well to try to help with making the decision to get on a signal or not. I’m really enjoying everything about your system, especially the profits. To any prospective subscribers, all I can say is do it!! You won't be disappointed!!

Leon Jackson

How to be a trader

How to Become a Full-Time Trader From Home

Maybe you want to trade stocks in your spare time from home, or maybe you’re hoping to transition into a full-time trading career.

Either way, if you’re curious about what it takes to become a successful trader, this article will help explain what's involved. 

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Algorithmic trading

Why Many Successful Traders Rely on Algorithmic Trading

A major benefit of algo trading is the enormous amount of data that can be analysed. This helps identify stocks that many people miss. 

Algorithmic trading has grown to be incredibly popular among investors who value consistency and wide market coverage.

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5-Star Google Review

The Motion Trader platform is an outstanding resource for any level of share trader on the ASX. I really like that in addition to the daily share recommendations, Jason gives me weekly insights from documented examples of how to better manage my share portfolio.

Through the year that was 2020, having the Motion Trader insights, was like having a great supporting side line coach. Invaluable.

Malcolm B

It's About Finding the Right People to Learn From

One of the hardest parts of investing is figuring out where to start. With so many different paths and options to consider, it's easy to understand why so many beginner investors simply give up. But do you know what? Many of the best traders and investors began the same way… that’s because everyone starts from a point of no knowledge.

Becoming a better stock trader with our investment insights

One of the best things about trading in the stock market is that no one’s born an expert. You don’t need a fancy qualification or be employed by a Wall Street Bank. All you need is a bit of capital and the right people to learn from. The people who’ve been there themselves. The people who’ve experienced the same struggles and have come out the other side.

The aim of this website is to develop your trading and investing skills, and broaden your investment ideas. We offer a range of free videos and articles to help you develop a framework to build and manage your own share portfolio. You’ll also get trading insights on how to select stocks (and put the odds in your favour), when to buy stocks, and when to sell your share investments.

Our goal is to put you on the right path early in your investing career. We want to help you avoid the trading mistakes and big investment losses that many people experience. And we want to help you reach your goal without all the years of trial and error.

Hopefully, our articles and videos make the investment process a little bit easier for you.

Jason and the Motion Trader team


If you’d like to learn to trade and invest in stocks, register for our free video training on share trading for beginners. It explains the process many investors use to build profitable share portfolios and will give you the trading tips you need to have all the success in the world. We'll also give you the trading tips you need to move forward with confidence. The step-by-step instructions aim to help you start trading stocks right away.