Posts made in March, 2013

Behavioral Finance – On Your Best Behavior

Posted by on Mar 15, 2013 in Financial Focus

Behavioral finance has become a focus for many academics in recent years. In fact, numerous colleges and universities are offering coursework on the study of human behavior in relation to money. It has grown in popularity due to the increasing discrepancy between investment returns and investor returns. Countless studies have pointed to investors earning less than one-third of the performance of the broad stock markets. The average investor makes a series of mistakes that translates to far worse performance than simply buying the 500 largest companies in the U.S. These mistakes led...

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