Beyond Greed and Fear

Beyond Greed and Fear

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qShefrin synthesizes a wealth of research and observations about human behavior and financial anomalies into a broad and deep perspective on financial markets. No other book so splendidly lays out the fundamentals of behavioral finance.q--Robert Shiller, Stanley B. Resor Professor of Economics, Cowles Foundation for Research in Economics, Yale University Even the best Wall Street investors make mistakes. No matter how savvy or experienced, all financialpractitioners eventually let bias, overconfidence, and emotion cloud their judgement and misguide their actions. Yet most financial decision-making models fail to factor in these fundamentals of humannature. In Beyond Greed and Fear, the most authoritative guide to what really influences the decision-making process, Hersh Shefrin uses the latest psychological research to help us understand the human behavior that guides stock selection, financial services, and corporate financial strategy. Beyond Greed and Fear illuminates behavioral finance for today's investor. It will help practitioners to recognize--and avoid--bias and errors in their decisions, and tomodify and improve their overall investment strategies.See recommended stocks Caldwell, David, 237 Callaway Golf, 242 call options, 273-277. ... 207, 211 Clarke, Roger, 18, 61, 67 Clements, Jonathan, 123, 124, 125 , 163, 164, 171 closed-end funds, 175-176 country funds, 185-189 as four-part puzzle, ... winnera#39;s curse, 233-236 costs, opportunity versus out-of-pocket, 217, 249 country funds, 185-189 covered-call writing, 273-277 aquot;crashophobia, aquot; 280, 288.

Title:Beyond Greed and Fear
Author:Hersh Shefrin
Publisher:Oxford University Press on Demand - 2000


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