Practical analysis for investment professionals

Behavioral Finance


Intuitive Behavioral Design: An Introduction

Specialize or face extinction. This is the binary choice facing small-to-medium sized asset managers, says Markus Schuller.

Smart Beta vs. Alpha + Beta

Can we create a simple and clean equity portfolio by separating alpha from beta?

Status Anxiety Or: How Our Neighbors Make Us Worse Investors

The best way to keep up with the Joneses is to ignore them. Joachim Klement, CFA, explains.

Top-Performing Investment Teams: 10 Ingredients to Their Secret Sauce

What do top investment teams have in common? What makes some succeed while others fall short?

Sunny Saturday and the Risks Are Rising

Remember to focus on what might go wrong in the future instead of what has gone right in the past.

Emotions and Decision Making: Five Steps to Improve Your Process

The best defense against bad decisions is to fire up our System 2 thinking.

Book Review: Heterodox Investment Theory

Thomas Pistorius challenges much of mainstream investment theory that uses mathematical statistics to predict returns.

How to Read Financial News Redux: Process Determines Priorities

How is financial news like a crying baby? Robert J. Martorana, CFA, explains.

Roger G. Ibbotson: The Price of Popularity

Roger G. Ibbotson thinks investors should maximize their returns with a strategy that hinges on popularity.



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