Shares Made Simple, written by highly respected financial journalist Rodney Hobson, tears away the mystique and jargon that surrounds the stock market. It takes you step by step through the most basic concepts of stock market investing, carefully explaining issues such as: - What shares are and how they are bought and sold - Why share prices go up and down - Why some companies' shares look cheap while others appear to be expensive - The hidden traps for the unwary This fully revised and updated second edition of this bestselling book sets out to create a level playing field between the stock market professionals and the small investor. As rising living standards and inherited cash provide assets for investment, no-one needs to suffer pitiful bank interest rates when there is real money to be made in sharing the nation's wealth. Thousands of investors have already benefited from Rodney's clear explanation of the stock market - now you can too.
Rodney Hobson is an experienced financial journalist who has held senior editorial positions in the UK and Asia, including Business News Editor for The Times, Business Editor of the Singapore Monitor, Deputy Business Editor of the Far Eastern Economic Review, Head of News at Citywire and Editor of Shares magazine.
He has contributed to the Daily Mail, the Independent and Business Franchise Magazine and speaks at investment shows in London. He is available to talk to investment clubs and other groups.
His weekly email issued by financial newswire Hemscott/Morningstar is read by 15,000 subscribers. Rodney will run a seminar for less experienced investors at the London Investor Show at Olympia on Friday October 26th and will be hosting informal workshops in the morning and afternoon. See londoninvestorshow.com
He is registered as a Representative with the Financial Services Authority.
Rodney is married with one daughter.