The preference for cures over prevention is an alluring trap, writes Shreenivas Kunte, CFA, in Weekend Reads from India. Economists have a name for this well-known behavioral trait: time inconsistency.
Jason Voss, CFA, shares his Weekend Reads for Investors selections. This month's stories consider shadow banking in China, how connected minds have higher IQs, an earth-shaking announcement from BlackRock, and more.
What is the best way to hold more traditional stores of value, such as gold? Mark Harrison, CFA, and Keyur Patel explore the question in the latest edition of the In Practice series.
Investment strategist Michael Mauboussin explains how investors could generate more accurate valuations and improve their investment decision making by avoiding common behavioral pitfalls.
“We need to make investment plans that adapt to market conditions and also take into account our own personal frailties,” says Andrew W. Lo.
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