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Behavioral Finance


How to Read Financial News: Home Country, Confirmation, and Racial Bias

We all have biases and blind spots, and it helps to listen to people who see things differently.

Why You Should Be a Goals-Based Investor

What if our traditional models of choice are not measuring people’s true objectives?

Green Shock? Stock Market Overreactions to Bad ESG News

Does investor overreaction to ESG controversies create the opportunity for abnormal returns?

Annie Duke and Morgan Housel: Three Tools for Navigating Risk and Uncertainty

"The best way that you can be a decision maker in this type of environment is not to demand certainty."

The Half-Life of Financial Knowledge: Glorification of Change vs. Innovative Specialization

What is the half-life of financial knowledge and how can professional investors win the race against it?

Not Everything That Counts Can Be Counted

There may be no formal approach to stakeholder value maximization, but we all practice it in our daily lives.

Meir Statman on Coronavirus, Behavioral Finance: The Second Generation, and More

How can behavioral finance inform our response to the coronavirus? Meir Statman gave his perspective on this and other questions.

Top 10 Posts from 2019: Damodaran, Marks, Shiller, and Buffett

The leading Enterprising Investor articles from 2019 feature insights from some of the top luminaries in all of finance.

Gender Lens Investing: A Sector Analysis

What does the AUM-weighted sector distribution of gender lens equity funds look like?

Book Review: Behavioral Finance

This book is a succinct but comprehensive review of behavioral finance and how investors and practitioners can compensate for their biases to improve their financial decision making.