behavioral finance

behavioral finance

Richard H. Thaler: To Intervene or Not to Intervene

Investing and throwing darts share many similarities.Most investors and dartists miss. But simple behavioral nudges can help improve our accuracy so that we’re more on target.Take Richard H. Thaler’s often-cited example of the urinals at an Amsterdam airport: Patrons...

C. Thomas Howard: “View the Markets as They Are”

That was just one of the notable quotes that C. Thomas Howard gave during his presentation at the 70th CFA Institute Annual Conference. The self-proclaimed “behavioral financial analyst” minced no words explaining why he thinks that markets are not...

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Stock futures losses accelerate… – Investment Watch

 U.S. stock index futures dropped on Wednesday, giving up earlier gains, as a drop in global bond yields raised concerns about a slowing global economy. Investors...