Investment Insights

Learn to invest profitably in the stock market without taking big risks. 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.

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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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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

 

Why High Conviction Investing is Dangerous

High conviction often involves ego. And when ego comes into the picture, it can be harder to walk away when it's not working. This article highlights the danger of high conviction investing. And as you'll see, the outcome for many investors is a wreck. You'll also hear about a simple strategy to help ensure this doesn't happen to you.

Should I Buy When Stocks Are Down?

There’s an old saying about buying low and selling high. Many people interpret this to mean that they should buy when stocks are falling. But this can be a high risk strategy. This article is going to discuss why you should avoid buying a falling stock. I’ll also tell you about a popular strategy that often ruins people when the stock market is

How to Invest in a Bear Market | 4 Must Know Rules

Lots of people ask how they should invest during a bear market. And that’s not surprising. Bear markets are the hardest part of the stock market cycle, and they can be an emotional nightmare. These rules can help you manage your share portfolio in a bear market and help ensure you come out the other side.

Do you know when to sell your shares?

Knowing when to sell your shares is a key step in the investment process. This is because it’s when you sell that you lock in either a profit or a loss. And knowing when to sell is especially important during stock market corrections. You see, people typically think that market sell-offs are all about losses. But what really matters...

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...

3 Mistakes Trading Beginners 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…

3 Trailing Stop Strategies (And How to Use Them Yourself)

People are always looking at when to buy shares. While buying is important, there's something that matters even more. And that’s when to sell.

One of the best ways to know when to sell is to use a trailing stop. This article explains 3 strategies and shows you how to use them yourself. 

Why Aren’t I Making Money Trading? 

People often ask why the question: Why aren’t I making money trading? Often it comes down to missing part of the process. Maybe they sell their winners too soon or hold their losses too long. Or perhaps it’s their position sizing that’s causing problems or they aren’t identifying enough opportunities.

Expert Trading Techniques to Make Money from the Share Market

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...

A Guide to Share Analysis: Which is the Best Share Analysis Strategy for Investors?

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. 

7 Key Factors Affecting Share Prices

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. 

The 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.

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.

How to Become a Full-Time Trader

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. 

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.

What is Momentum Investing?

Chances are you will have heard of the term “momentum investing”. The strategy is used by some of the most successful investors. This article explains what you should know about momentum investing and how it fits into an online share trading strategy. 

Share trading can be intimidating at first. Finding where to start your investing journey can be the hardest part for many people.

How to Invest in the Share Market

Share trading can be intimidating at first. Finding where to start your investing journey can be the hardest part for many people.

It’s important to remember that no one is born an expert. But with the right people to learn from just about anyone can be successful in the stock market. 

How Do You Make Money From Stocks? (+ 3 Strategies You Need)

People are always looking at when to buy shares. While buying is important, there's something that matters even more. And that’s when to sell.

One of the best ways to know when to sell is to use a trailing stop. This article explains 3 strategies and shows you how to use them yourself. 

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. 

 

Register Now

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

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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.