The Psychology of Investing

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  • Edition: 5th
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  • Copyright: 4/12/2016
  • Publisher: Routledge
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Directed primarily toward undergraduate and graduate investments students, this text also provides practical content to current and aspiring industry professionals. The Psychology of Investingis the first text of its kind to delve into the fascinating subject of how psychology affects investing. Its unique coverage describes how investors actually behave, the reasons and causes of that behavior, why the behavior hurts their wealth, and what they can do about it.

Table of Contents

1. Psychology and Finance

2. Overconfidence

3. Pride and Regret

4. Risk Perceptions

5. Decision Frames

6. Mental Accounting

7. Forming Portfolios

8. Representativeness and Familiarity

9. Social Interaction and Investing

10. Emotion and Investment Decisions

11. Self-Control and Decision Making

12. Psychology in the Mortgage Crisis

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