2017: Another Bad Year for Expert Predictions
This article is featured in the spring edition of our 360 Insights Quarterly Client Newsletter. Every year, experts make bold pronouncements about the market and the economy. And every year, most... Read more
Feeling Nervous About the Stock Market? Watch This 3-Minute Video
As the second longest bull market in U.S. history continues (with occasional blips), many investors are worried about when the inevitable downturn will occur. While no one enjoys a market correct... Read more
3 Common Investing Mistakes and How To Avoid Them
Information about how investors really make decisions is being researched all the time. However, work in the field of behavioral finance — some of which has won the Nobel Prize in economics — has... Read more
Where Advisors Shine (and Robo-Advisors Don’t): Individualized Behavioral Coaching
“The dominant determinant of real-life, long-term investment outcomes is not investment performance, it’s investor behavior.” — Nick Murray, author When it comes to investing, almost ever... Read more
Putting the Recent Market Volatility in Perspective
“Sell everything… We think investors should be afraid.”1 “Stronger US Dollar, weaker oil/commodity prices, weaker world trade, weaker EM (and global growth)… and repeat. The economy seems t... Read more
Change How You Think About Bull Market Investing
This article is featured in the winter edition of our 360 Insights Quarterly Client Newsletter. Many months of stock market highs have led investors to ask, “How long is this going to last, and... Read more
A Bowl of Cashews and the Nobel-Prize Lesson of Self-Control
By Meir Statman
This article is featured in the winter edition of our 360 Insights Quarterly Client Newsletter. Richard Thaler was recently honored with the Nobel Prize in Economics for his pioneering work in h... Read more
The Nobel Prize, the NFL and the Guacamole Conundrum
Judging by the size of the book signing line for Professor Richard Thaler at the CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) Annual Conference a few months ago, it was clear that he had made an impact. Not... Read more
The Risk You Need vs. The Risk You Can Afford
By Meir Statman
This article is featured in the fall edition of our 360 Insights Quarterly Client Newsletter. Just as there is a difference between being able to afford a luxury car and actually buying a luxury... Read more
Food for Thought: How Your Office May Influence Investor Behavior
It makes sense that what we see can impact our decisions and ultimately our health. A 2015 study1 was conducted to see if the types of foods on a person’s kitchen counter are associated with thei... Read more
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- So You’re Telling Me There’s a Chance Every spring those of us in the investment management i...
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