Behavioral Finance

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How To Focus On Investment Performance… Without “Chasing”

“Past performance is no guarantee of future results,” or a similar iteration, is likely the most common phrase found among investment disclaimers. To say...
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5 Practices of Mindful Investors

I started a mindfulness routine a couple years ago, during a particularly stressful period in my life. A daily meditation practice was a life...
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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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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...
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Investor Sentiment Update and Outlook: 5 Charts

The much awaited and widely predicted correction (that no one really ended up predicting) has turned 2 weeks old now, and driven the S&P...
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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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S&P 500 Market Outlook: Investors In Celebratory Mood

In this week’s investing research outlook, we discuss current trends and indicators for the S&P 500 Index (INDEXSP:.INX), while checking in on investor sentiment and market...
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Investors: The Dangers Of Performance Chasing

The most prevalent disclaimer in the investments world goes something like this – “past performance may not be repeated”. If you don’t believe us,...
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Behavioral Bias: How Investors Can Profit From It

All investors make errors that can often be traced back to a behavioral bias or emotional mistake. If under certain circumstances these mistakes are systematic,...

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