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Little Book of Behavioral Investing How Not to Be Your Own Worst Enemy

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ISBN-10: 0470686022

ISBN-13: 9780470686027

Edition: 2010

Authors: James Montier

List price: $17.99
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A detailed guide to overcoming the most frequently encountered psychological pitfalls of investingBias, emotion, and overconfidence are just three of the many behavioral traits that can lead investors to lose money or achieve lower returns. Behavioral finance, which recognizes that there is a psychological element to all investor decision-making, can help you overcome this obstacle.In The Little Book of Behavioral Investing, expert James Montier takes you through some of the most important behavioral challenges faced by investors. Montier reveals the most common psychological barriers, clearly showing how emotion, overconfidence, and a multitude of other behavioral traits, can affect investment decision-making. Offers time-tested ways to identify and avoid the pitfalls of investor bias Author James Montier is one of the world′s foremost behavioral analysts Discusses how to learn from our investment mistakes instead of repeating them Explores the behavioral principles that will allow you to maintain a successful investment portfolioWritten in a straightforward and accessible style, The Little Book of Behavioral Investing will enable you to identify and eliminate behavioral traits that can hinder your investment endeavors and show you how to go about achieving superior returns in the process.
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Book details

List price: $17.99
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Limited
Publication date: 1/28/2010
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 236
Size: 5.20" wide x 7.20" long x 1.20" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Foreword
Introduction: This Is a Book About You
In the Heat of the Moment
Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Market?
Always Look on the Bright Side of Life
Why Does Anyone Listen to These Guys?
The Folly of Forecasting
Information Overload
Turn off That Bubblevision!
See No Evil, Hear No Evil
In the Land of the Perma-Bear and the Perma-Bull
The Siren Song of Stories
This Time Is Different
Right for the Wrong Reason, or Wrong for the Right Reason
The Perils of ADHD Investing
Inside the Mind of a Lemming
You Gotta Know When to Fold Them
Process, Process, Process
Conclusion: The Road to Hell Is Paved with Good Intentions