Every trading day hundreds of thousands of shares are bought and sold on the Australian Stock Exchange. It's a cut throat world where millions of dollars are made and lost. This program takes a comprehensive look at the basics of the share market and trading and answers questions such as why investors buy and sell shares and how share prices are determined. Strategies for investors are provided as well as information on how to read share tables in newspapers and evaluate the success of a share portfolio. An excellent introduction into this dynamic area.