Investor Psychology

6 Interesting Similarities Between Golf and Trading

With another Golf season winding down here in the North East, I decided to put together my thoughts on what I've come to realize...
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5 Behavioral Biases That Infect An Investor’s P&L

While the word certainly carries a negative connotation, it is essentially a preconceived opinion or feeling. Sometimes these opinions are based on accurate, objective...
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Identifying and Countering Investor Biases

In an ideal world, any important decision we make in life would go through a rigorous and disciplined process, designed to lead us to...
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What It Takes To Become A Great Trader

Have you ever noticed that becoming great at anything takes a big commitment of time and focused energy? You can observe a lot of similarities...
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When Markets Overreact: How To Trade Major News and Earnings

Anecdotally, most market practitioners and investors likely believe that the market often overreacts to news. This happens often around earnings announcements, when a company surprises...

Investing Insights: Mental Accounting & Mind Games

There was a time when a cattle rancher in need of new shoes had to find a shoemaker who wanted a cow. This was...
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Don’t Ever Risk More Than You Are Willing To Lose

This is not click bait to have you read yet another bearish article on the stock market. I am currently bearish, by the way,...
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Successful Investing Means Avoiding Mistakes

If you believe most marketing material, it would be easy to come to the conclusion that great ideas are the primary driver of investment...
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How Stock Corrections And Bear Markets Decimate Investor Gains

“Nobody ever lost money taking a profit” ~ Bernard Baruch When is a 10 percent stock market correction not a 10 percent correction? How about...
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4 Prevalent Investor Biases And How To Manage Them

If you had to analyze every decision you make on a given day, you probably wouldn’t get much done. You might not even make...

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