About Mark Tier

Mark Tier is an Australian writer and businessman who is based in Brisbane and  Hong Kong.

passport120Founder of the investment newsletter World Money Analyst, which he published and edited until 1991, he is also the author of Understanding Inflation, which became a bestseller in Australia in 1974, and The Nature of Market Cycles.

In 1984 he wrote How To Get A Second Passport which sold tens of thousands of copies around the world — and was shamelessly plagiarized in Greece, the Philippines, the UK and Canada.

He was Hong Kong correspondent for the New York Journal of Commerce in the late ’70s, a columnist for The Australian Stock Exchange Journal and Business Traveller, and his articles on investing and other themes have appeared in Reason magazine,Time, The Australian, Liberty, The South China Morning Post, Quadrant, and elsewhere.

give me liberty 120vision120freedom120He is also co-editor (with Martin H. Greenberg) of two collections of science fiction stories: Give Me Liberty and Visions of Liberty (both published by Baen Books).

These two anthologies won a Prometheus Award from the Libertarian Future Society, and were later issued in one volume titled: Freedom!

Since 1991, in addition to helping start five new (and highly successful) investment publications, he has been a marketing consultant and acted as a counsellor. A graduate in economics from the Australian National University, he began a PhD program in economics at UCLA.  He is also a Master Practitioner of Neuro Linguistic Programming.

His application of psychology to money and investing resulted in The Winning Investment Habits of Warren Buffett & George Sorospublished in 2004. He identified the 23 mental habits that Warren Buffett, George Soros, and all other successful investors and commodity traders all practice religiously.


To date, The Winning Investment Habits of Warren Buffett & George Soros has been published in 14 editions in 9 different languages, and sold over 300,000 copies world-wide.

god speaks120TYE cover120ayn Rand cover120His most recent books are When God Speaks for Himself: The Words of God You’ll Never Hear in Church or Sunday School, Trust Your Enemiesa political thriller; a story of power and corruption, love and betrayal — and moral redemption, and soon to be published: Ayn Rand’s 5 Surprisingly Simple Rules for Judging Politicians. Read this, and you’ll never be fooled by a politician again.