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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.

Emotions and Decision Making: Five Steps to Improve Your Process

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

Emotions and Decision Making: Logic-Beating Biases

Why does emotion so often outweigh logic in decision making?

Four Behavioral Biases — and How to Fight Them

Behavioral finance expert Daniel Crosby says there are four types of behavioral biases.

Top 10 Posts from 2018: Chart Crimes, Political Divides, AI, and the Skill Ratio

What Enterprising Investor articles most resonated with readers this year? The results offer an illuminating look into the forces that shaped finance in 2018.

Top Five Articles from July: Private Equity, ESG, High Yield Today

Why do professional investors talk about behavioral finance more than they apply its insights? How do single stocks influence factor returns? The leading Enterprising Investor posts from last month address these questions and more.

New Decision-Making Perspectives: 13 Ways to Break the Frame

Once we’re aware of how incorrect framing can sabotage performance, how can we ensure that we are framing decisions properly?

The Knowing-Doing Gap in Behavioral Finance

Why do professional investors talk about behavioral finance more than they apply its insights?

Top Five Articles from June: Kahneman, India, the Kelly Criterion Reevaluated

Is loss aversion overstated? What fueled Portugal's recent economic recovery? These were among the topics covered in the leading Enterprising Investor posts from June.

Daniel Kahneman: Four Keys to Better Decision Making

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



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