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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 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.

Weekend Reads for Investors: Perma-Bear Edition

Before I share my Weekend Reads for Investors, I want to clarify something for each of you: Far from being a perma-bear, I am actually a perma-bull. Why? Because human beings will always try to improve their lives.

Decision Making under Pressure

What's the best process for making decisions? Should we emphasize intuition and emotion? Or should we focus on data, analytics, and the hard numbers? Erika James of Emory University offers her insight.

The Intuitive Investor: How to Translate Intuitive Sensations

The benefits of intuition remain elusive for most because of the difficulty of translating intuition into meaningful words. Here are exercises designed to help.

The Intuitive Investor: Non-Attachment Is the Key Intuition Skill

To succeed as an investor your conscious awareness must be as in accord with reality as possible. Non-attachment means awareness of reality’s pure signal without immediately jumping to conclusions.

The Intuitive Investor: A Simple Model of Intuition

In part two of this new series, we present a simple model for intuition that provides a framework for understanding how to take advantage of its strengths and avoid its weaknesses.

The Intuitive Investor: Why Intuition Is Important

There is a growing regard for intuition as many successful investors, including George Soros, attribute their success to it. Here is why intuition is important.

Skills That Separate You as an Investment Manager: Intuition

If you would like to separate yourself from the crowd of highly motivated and highly intelligent candidates, try adding this to your arsenal of skills: intuition.

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