Behavioral Bias Lessons
Behavioral Bias Lessons

The volatility in the pandemic-era equity markets have given a rare glimpse into specific behavioral biases that usually aren’t as apparent during “normal” times, contends an opinion piece in CFAInstitute…

How To Deal With Loss Aversion
How To Deal With Loss Aversion

Nobody likes losing money, and studies show that we actually feel losses twice as deeply as gains. But loss aversion can hurt you, says an article in Morningstar. Loss aversion…

Gamification: Is It Bad?
Gamification: Is It Bad?

Digital trading platforms use digital nudges—or behavioral prompts—to influence investors, but those nudges have advantages and disadvantages, contends an article in Morningstar. SEC Chair Gary Gensler recently discussed the conundrum…

Investment Styles and Personality Type
Investment Styles and Personality Type

A recent Morningstar article outlines findings from a study by professors at Finland’s University of Oulu that focuses on how personality impacts investment style. The article reports that due to…