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Publication Name: MarketPsych: Applying Behavior Finance

Brief description: Musings about the latest happenings in the fields of investor psychology, behavioral finance, and neurofinance. We'll explain what the latest research means for you and your bottom-line.

Publication URL: http://blog.marketpsych.com/

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Owner Name: Richard Peterson

Joined: August 20th, 2011

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MarketPsych: Applying Behavior Finance wrote a new blog post titled AAPL, TIM COOK AND HIS GAME CHANGERS: A LINGUISTIC BREAKDOWN

MarketPsych analyzes investing psychology.  But in order to do that, we analyze language. The words we choose with shareholders, clients, and the media sometimes convey much more than we ever intend them to. Tim Cook, CEO of Apple recently gave an interview about the state of his company and one of the headlines quotations taken from it was this: "I think we have several more game changers in us." It was meant to reassure investors about Apple's strength for the future.  Unfortunately, it conveys a sense of weakness.  There are at least THREE distinct problems with...
(1848 days ago)

MarketPsych: Applying Behavior Finance wrote a new blog post titled When Will the Rally End? S&P Euphoria, French Frailty, and the Gambler's Fallacy

"On August 18, 1913, at the casino in Monte Carlo, black came up a record twenty-six times in succession [in roulette]. ... [There] was a near-panicky rush to bet on red, beginning about the time black had come up a phenomenal fifteen times. In application of the maturity [of chances] doctrine, players doubled and tripled their stakes, this doctrine leading them to believe after black came up the twentieth time that there was not a chance in a million of another repeat. In the end the unusual run enriched the Casino by some millions of francs." ~ From FallacyFiles.com: Darrell Huff &...
(1857 days ago)

MarketPsych: Applying Behavior Finance wrote a new blog post titled Did We Contribute to the #HackCrash? Light-speed Information and the Psychology of the Herd

“Rothschild coaches careered down highways; Rothschild boats set sail across the Channel; Rothschild messengers were swift shadows along the streets. They carried cash, securities, letters and news. Above all, news---latest, exclusive news to be vigorously processed at stock market and commodity bourse.” ~ Frederic Morton (1962), “The Rothschilds: Portrait of a Dynasty” There are many stories and legends surrounding the Rothschild family, and probably most are untrue.  It is widely acknowledged that Nathan Rothschild was the first Londoner to receive the news that Wellington had defeated...
(1876 days ago)

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Musings about the latest happenings in the fields of investor psychology, behavioral finance, and neurofinance. We'll explain what the latest research means for you and your bottom-line.