MSN Money: Just how smart is Wall Street? Oct. 28, 2011
In the cold world of the Street, the 'smart' crowd preys upon the 'dumb' money. But professionals are prone to greed, overconfidence and a blind faith that it's different this time. read more… more »
FAZ: Im Gefangenendilemma, Oct. 21, 2008
The German government lately structured the huge government bail out for its distressed banks. So far the demand for government money is very low as the banks are allegedly afraid to loose their reputation if t… more »
06:53:38 am, by admin , 233 words
We would like to thank to all who contributed to this platform so far. The platform was startet in January 2007. This was before the outbreak of the financial crisis.
Posted articles and papers of authors such as Shiller and Roubini provided early wa… more »
Bonus payments are ahead in many banks. This year distributing bonuses might be a particularly difficult task for top management in banks with various business segments such as wealth management and investment banking under one roof. Let us assume that i… more »
In behavioral finance - more so than classical finance theory - computers play an important role in the practical implementation of trading strategies.
In this "game" it's not about an analyst's unprecedented ability to identify an undervalued title b… more »
04:41:02 pm, by Behave , 960 words
Today NZZ am Sonntag published various articles and one opinion on the lax Swiss regulation regarding position build-up strategies in public stocks for takeover bids. One such article is available at our sister blog "Stock Market".
In the opinion col… more »
...how would they have answered the BF-test linked in the title? One thing seems evitable: Both of them pursued trains of thought that, each from his respective background have profoundly contributed to what BF is today:
1. Perception precedes actio… more »
For the novice and interested reader this article linked in the title shows the principles that are pursued and build the basis for behavioral finance. It is recommended to everybody as an 'entry point' to this topic. more »