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Beatles Breakdown: Your Behavioral Biases Toward Investing – Part 3

Think you can beat the markets? Research shows that you have a bigger hurdle to face: First, you have to beat your own sneaky brain. With a little help from your friends at the Wherewithal blog, you can understand the biases that trip up even the most coolly logical of investors.

In Part One, we covered beginners’ mistakes. In Part Two, we described the kinds of biases that affect more experienced investors. Continue reading

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Beatles Breakdown: Your Behavioral Biases Toward Investing – Part 2

Think you can beat the markets? Research shows that you have a bigger hurdle to face: First, you have to beat your own sneaky brain. With a little help from your friends at the Wherewithal blog, you can understand the biases that trip up even the most coolly logical of investors.

In Part One, we covered some of the behavioral biases beginners can make, often without realizing it.

Part Two tackles the “sophomore slip-ups” you find among investors who have been at it a while. Continue reading

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Michael Lewis talks to Daniel Kahneman, Pioneer in Behavioral Economics

Michael Lewis (Moneyball, The Big Short) recently profiled Daniel Kahneman in the December issue of Vanity Fair.  For those of you who are not familiar with Daniel Kahneman, he is professor emeritus of psychology and public affairs at Princeton’s Woodrow Wilson School and, along with his colleague Amos Tversky, the father of behavioral economics.  Continue reading

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