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Behavioral Finance


Weekend Reads for Investors: Slight Hangover Edition

Jason Voss, CFA, shares stories about artificial intelligence (AI) hype, the mathematics of causation, and a real Transformer, among other topics.

Daniel Kahneman: Four Keys to Better Decision Making

"Regret is probably the greatest enemy of good decision making in personal finance," Daniel Kahneman says.

What Does Loss Aversion Mean for Investors? Not Much

Loss aversion may not influence investment decision making as much as we think, says David Gal.

Top 10 Steven Eisman Quotes from Hong Kong

“I don’t see any financial crisis in the near future," Steven Eisman told delegates at the 71st CFA Institute Annual Conference.

Weekend Reads for Investors: From Hong Kong Edition

Jason Voss, CFA, curates articles about China's current account deficit, whether men are hardwired to take risks, lazy fund managers, and more.

Book Review: Financial Behavior

This multi-author volume ranges well beyond the topic evoked by its title — namely, behavioral finance.

Weekend Reads: Hi Volatility Edition

Jason Voss, CFA, provides his picks for Weekend Reads for Investors. This edition features stories about volatility's return to financial markets, cracks in debt markets, and the "shocking" truth about the famous Stanley Milgram obedience experiments.

Book Review: Money, Meaning, and Mindsets

The authors challenge the investment profession to rethink the way it views both clients and employees.

Weekend Reads for Investors: Free Lunch Edition

In this edition of Weekend Reads, Jason Voss, CFA, curates stories on the many bogus ways people convince themselves that there is such a thing as a free lunch.

Weekend Reads from India: Cures and Prevention, Time Inconsistency

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.



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