The rational irrational behavior hypothesis
- The Impact of Overconfidence on Investors' Decisions. Adel, Boubaker; Mariem, Talbi // Business & Economic Research (BER);Dec2013, Vol. 3 Issue 2, p53
The purpose of this paper is to study the impact of the bias of overconfidence on the decisions of investors, specifically to evaluate the relationship between the bias, trading volume and volatility. The empirical study on a sample of 27 companies listed on the stock exchange in Tunis, observed...
- INSIDE THE MIND OF THE INVESTOR. Brean, Donald // Rotman Management;Winter2010, p84
The article presents the author's view concerning the industrial investors' mental behavior. The author notes the importance of executing the proper decision making in every capitalists, particularly in dealing with investments. The author suggests to do balancing and diversification. Moreover,...
- Investment Commentary. Preston, James E. // Grand Rapids Business Journal;07/06/99, Vol. 17 Issue 27, p26
Advises on how to assemble a diversified stock portfolio. Advantages and disadvantages of investing in different but correlated companies; Outcome of investing in companies with zero correlation; Choices of stocks that will fit a well-correlated mix.
- Wall St. Ride is psych job. Knutson, Ted // Grand Rapids Business Journal;11/16/98, Vol. 16 Issue 46, p3
Focuses on the psychological effects to investors of the fluctuations in the financial market in the United States. Impact of market fluctuations on medical professionals; Stress as a result of financial losses; Psychological effect of trying to recoup investment losses.
- SOME NOTES ON THE RATIONALITY MODEL. Renshaw, Edward F.; Renshaw, Vernon // Southern Economic Journal;Jan70, Vol. 36 Issue 3, p244
Focuses on the conformity of financial markets to the rationality hypothesis. Integration of geometric mean into the mainstream of financial reasoning; Adoption of decision-making in investments; Applicability of the rationality model to research and development investments.
- A Comprehensive Study of Behavioral Finance. Basu, Somnath; Raj, Mahendra; Tchalian, Hovig // Journal of Financial Service Professionals;Jul2008, Vol. 62 Issue 4, p51
Anecdotal evidence of irrational and predictably erratic client behavior during the stock market boom of the late '90s and the recent recession abound among financial planners. In this article, we present compelling empirical evidence supporting the belief that irrational investment decision...
- Suddenly, Everyone Loves Stocks. Uh-Oh. MATTERS, CRAIG // Money;Mar/Apr2013, Vol. 42 Issue 2, p11
The article presents a discussion about the state of the stock market as of March, 2013, saying that, while it is still strong, investors should remain cautious and be conservative in their investment plan choices.
- Analyze the impact of financial variables on the market risk of Tehran Stock Exchange companies. Abadi, Hossein Rezaei Dolat; Fathi, Saeed; Zare, Meysam // Interdisciplinary Journal of Contemporary Research in Business;Feb2012, Vol. 3 Issue 10, p664
Given the importance of forecasts in investment decisions, And given that both risk and return on investment are important factors influencing the process, this study measures the financial impact on risk of companies listed on stock market. Thus in order to try to increase the knowledge of...
- Investor, Know Thyself. Updegrave, Walter // Money;May2002, Vol. 31 Issue 5, p21
Discusses ways to avoid the excesses of the 1990s bull market, in light of the Enron debacle and two consecutive years of losses. How reason and experience play a role in investing decisions; Question of how to deal with an instinct that can wreak havoc in portfolios and derail financial plans.