Posts filed under “Psychology”

What price changes behavior?

The WSJ asks
How expensive would gas have to be for you to significantly
cut the amount you drive?

The answer:

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Gas_price_impact

Interesting that 31% of WSJ readers have already seen their behavior altered . . .

Category: Commodities, Economy, Psychology

We Are Greedy and Stupid Creatures

Category: Investing, Psychology

Will September be the Cruelest Month?

Category: Investing, Markets, Psychology

More Signs of the Coming Denouement

Category: Investing, Psychology

Juiced Data

We have been watching, with no small degree of skepticism, a stream of improving Macro-economic data. Color us unconvinced. Many of the key releases have been fraught with misleading headlines obscuring much weaker data beneath, and last month was no different. From Inflation to Federal Deficit to Unemployment Rates to Industrial Output to recent GDP…Read More

Category: Economy, Investing, Politics, Psychology

Apprenticed Investor on the Radio

Category: Investing, Media, Psychology

Human Behaviour as a Barrier To Trading Success

Category: Investing, Psychology

Apprenticed Investor: Curb Your Enthusiasm

Category: Investing, Psychology

Quote of the Day

Category: Economy, Markets, Psychology, Real Estate

Prediction Markets Redux

Category: Markets, Psychology