Category: Behavioral Investing

6 posts categorized as "Behavioral Investing"

Are You Afraid of Dark Headlines?: Being Too Scared Can Harm Your Investment Returns

October 31, 2019

While being informed is a good thing, we address, in the spirit of Halloween, why investors need to be wary about how they react to headlines and why there is no need to be scared for their investment returns.

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In Our Current Volatile Market, Hold On for One More Day

July 24, 2019

From Y2K to 9/11 to the European debt crisis to Brexit, there will always be reasons not to invest in the stock market.  The latest reason? An ongoing trade dispute between the world’s two largest economies, China and the United States. After the U.S. announced expanded tariffs on Chinese goods, and China has responded in…

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Making the Case: 3 Tips for Better Investing

March 19, 2019

Content Provided by Case Eichenberger, CIMA – Senior Client Portfolio Manager Focus on the Forest, Forget the Trees File Under: Portfolio Management, Behavioral Investing Omaha’s most famous billionaire, Warren Buffett, recently released his annual shareholder letter. The widely read letter always includes great tips for successful investing and some subtle jabs at certain industries. On page…

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Duality and the Story of a Gorilla

August 8, 2018

Content provided by Robyn Murray, Freelance Writer Nick Arreola is used to navigating different worlds. He is biracial (white American and Mexican) and a degree-laden academic psychologist who has spent half his career teaching himself how to write code. Now, in a new position at CLS– one that involves a bet on behavioral and science-driven…

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Why the Destination is Highly Dependent on the Journey

June 13, 2018

“Life is a school of probability.” — Walter Bagehot Content Provided by Joe Smith, CFA – Senior Market Strategist What will the markets return in the next 12 months? Should investors expect 20% gains per year in the future? Will the markets correct by more than 10% in the next six months? We frequently encounter…

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Understanding Investors

December 19, 2017

Earlier this year, CLS began to research behavioral investing with the help of local Ph.D.s at Omaha’s own Creighton University. The goal was a little different from typical studies of behavioral investing biases, which have been well documented. What CLS set out to do was help advisors help their clients by identifying investors’ common traits…

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