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Rush Hour and Short Cuts: How to Navigate Market Corrections

Would you rather be stuck in rush hour traffic or rebalance your portfolio?

Robert J. Shiller on Bubbles, Reflexivity, and Narrative Economics

Robert J. Shiller has shown remarkable prescience over the years. And with talk of inverted yield curves, overvalued stock markets, and imminent recession, the present struck us as an opportune time to see what was on his mind.

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.

The Knowing-Doing Gap in Behavioral Finance

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

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.

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.

Book Review: Financial Behavior

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

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.

For Better Valuations, Avoid These Five Behavioral Mistakes

Investment strategist Michael Mauboussin explains how investors could generate more accurate valuations and improve their investment decision making by avoiding common behavioral pitfalls.

The Adaptive Markets Hypothesis: A Financial Ecosystems Survival Guide

“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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