Articles under “behavioral investing”

Sound Investing When Markets Are in Turmoil

We have recently experienced a great deal of turmoil in our financial markets. Such uncertainty is an inevitable characteristic of our markets and is not at all unprecedented historically.

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The Biology of Good Investing

Investment pundits – ourselves included – write a lot about how checking your portfolio too frequently is hazardous to both your financial and mental health. The evidence is overwhelming that those who check their portfolios on a daily basis tend to underperform those who check their portfolios less frequently.

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Tax-loss harvesting as a behavioral tool

It’s extremely hard to invest when markets are down. We all know it’s the “right” thing to do, but it’s hard to act in the face of fear.

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Meir Statman on What Investors Really Want

Meir Statman, a member of Wealthfront’s investment advisory board, is a leader in the field of behavioral finance. He has researched and written much about investor behavior and its reflection in capital markets.

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