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Louise Bedford

Louise Bedford has done the hard yards in the sharemarket, so you can shortcut your way to success by following her methods. A trader for over 20 years, you'll adore Louise's warm and approachable style, whether you are a professional trader or a complete beginner.

As one of Australia's best-selling authors on the sharemarket for nearly a decade, it's been said that she has been quoted in more Australian sharetrading books than any other trader. Her trading books - 'Trading Secrets ', 'Charting Secrets', 'The Secret of Candlestick Charting' and 'The Secret of Writing Options', are not about vague concepts that don't work in the real world. They are about incredibly practical, timesaving strategies that you need to implement in order to become an extremely successful trader.


  • Kids and shares

    It’s never too young to start investing.

    September 12, 9:12 am
  • Invest your time wisely

    Your time is limited. Your time is precious. Use your time wisely. Invest your time.

    April 30, 3:52 pm
  • Can money buy you happiness?

    Sometimes children can cut right to the chase with the questions they ask.

    August 27, 12:28 pm
  • Energy boost for the busy investor

    Simple breathing techniques that you can use to improve your performance as a share trader.

    July 30, 12:51 pm
  • Trading plan secrets

    Treat the business of trading as seriously as if you were preparing to represent your country at the Olympics.

    July 16, 9:19 am
  • Fel the pulse of the market

    There are times when you should trade like a bandit, and times when you shouldn’t be trading at all — and I urge you to develop rules to help you decide under what conditions you will trade.

    July 9, 11:12 am
  • 10 classic trading mistakes

    Follow these 'trend commandments', or you will be destined to experience the wrath of the markets.

    July 2, 11:13 am
  • Seven deadly sins of sharetrading

    As traders, there are many lessons that we can learn from the market shenanigans. Here are the 7 deadly sins of the sharemarket.

    June 5, 12:36 pm
  • Lessons from the Gym

    In business, trading and pretty much every endeavour, there are some golden rules that lead to greatness.

    May 14, 12:59 pm
  • Trading psychology counts

    When your money is involved it’s often not easy to remain calm or keep your emotions in check. But as Louise Bedford explains, ‘not kidding yourself’ is one of the fundamental laws of trading.

    May 10, 10:55 am
  • Investor or Trader?

    There are specific tax implications that you need to be aware of in relation to whether you are classed as an investor or a trader.

    May 3, 10:30 am
  • Ready to tell your boss to shove it? Whoa there tiger...

    Before you decide to give your job the flick and trade for a living, let’s take a look at the pros and cons of being employed versus full-time sharetrading.

    April 17, 11:24 am
  • Taking a holiday

    The local share market doesn’t stop just because you are enjoying a well deserved break. Ensuring that you have a holiday plan for your shares will ensure you can actually enjoy the rest and relaxation that are supposed to be a part of a holiday.

    April 10, 10:51 am
  • GFC victims didn’t use Stops

    Thousands of people halved their superannuation accounts during the Global Financial Crisis.

    April 4, 10:22 am
  • A Year in the life of the market

    Even though 2011 was a shocking year if you managed to stick to your trading plan you are on the right course.

    March 26, 2:28 pm

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