J. Zweig & Taleb on Where Investors Go Wrong

Consuelo Mack has two very interesting interviews on WealthTrack this week, talking investing and psychology with both Wall Street Journal columnist Jason Zweig and Black Swan author Nassim Taleb. Zweig, author of Your Money and Your Brain, delves into the way human investors are impacted by a number of psychological phenomena that cause them to buy high and/or sell low, and gives tips for how you can overcome those roadblocks. Taleb, meanwhile, explains why he… Read More

“Black Swan” Author: Situation “Vastly More Dangerous Than The Great Depression”

In his 2007 book The Black Swan, Nassim Nicholas Taleb warned of the dangers of a U.S. bank imiplosion. Now, with some of his fears having been realized as the country’s financial system steers though a crisis, Taleb tells Forbes that he doesn’t think the pain is over — and that “the situation is vastly more dangerous than the Great Depression.” “Everyone is in denial,” Taleb told Forbes’ Robert Langreth. “The car is in the… Read More