Business Week: Blogging for Dollars

The unstoppable blogging media juggernaut continues, with Business Week doing an overview of 10 investing blogs.

We got mentioned in the discussion:

"mixing technical analysis with macroeconomics to come up with some insightful calls on the direction of the stock market. He also throws in, as he puts it, "a dash of tech, film, & music." It makes for a lively mix."

There are several other interesting blogs mentioned, sone of whiich you may have overlooked.

Check ‘em out.

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Source:
Blogging For Dollars     http://www.businessweek.com/magazine/content/05_28/b3942113_mz070.htm

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The Psychology Behind Common Investor Mistakes

From R. Douglas Van Eaton, CFA, professor of finance in the
College of Business Administration at the University of North Texas, discusses common investor errors:

Overconfidence

Fear of regret/pain of regret

Cognitive dissonance

Anchoring

Representativeness

Myopic risk aversion

Van Eaton notes" A better understanding of the psychology of investor mistakes can
reduce their effects on investment decisions. Here is a list of the
most common psychological effects, and how you can reduce their impact
and incorporate them into your own investment decisions."

The full piece is below.

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Source:
The Psychology Behind Common Investor Mistakes
R. Douglas Van Eaton
AAII Journal
http://www.aaii.com/promo/evergreen/basics/jrnl200004p02.cfm

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