Posts filed under “Psychology”

CondoFlip.com

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Slate’s Moneybox columnist Daniel Gross, who has his own blog, points us to CondoFlip.com.

Meanwhile, the BBC notes that half of humanity set to go urban.

The plot thickens . . .

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Category: Psychology, Real Estate

Apprenticed Investor: Lose the News

Category: Financial Press, Investing, Markets, Psychology

The Prediction Markets Chalk Another One Up!

Category: Markets, Psychology

Why Investors Fail

Nice piece by BMO Nesbitt on why investors fail: “Individuals have historically underperformed the markets, earning just 2.6% vs. the S&P 500 gain of 12.2% between 1984 and the end of 2002*. Research in the U.S. has shown that this dramatic underperformance comes as a direct result of client behaviour, or more specifically, the attempt…Read More

Category: Investing, Psychology

Anticipating the Dominant Stories

Category: Investing, Markets, Psychology

Chart of the Week: 10 Year Yield (Post-Crash) vs Japan

Category: Fixed Income/Interest Rates, Psychology

uh-oh: Time Magazine on Housing

Is this the Magazine Indicator at work? First Fortune, now Time Magazine: We’ve seen some terrific Contrary market calls from magazine covers:  Time magazine naming Jeff Bezos man of the year in December 1999 marked the top of the internet bubble; The March 21st  2005 Newsweek cover story, “The Incredible  Shrinking Dollar,” marked a key…Read More

Category: Psychology, Real Estate

Enjoy It While It Lasts

Category: Investing, Markets, Psychology

Quote of the Day

Category: Psychology, Trading

Templeton’s 22 Principles For Successful Investing

Category: Investing, Markets, Psychology