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Psychology of Investing / Edition 3
     

Psychology of Investing / Edition 3

by John R. Nofsinger
 

ISBN-10: 0132302349

ISBN-13: 9780132302340

Pub. Date: 07/25/2007

Publisher: Prentice Hall

This book is the first of its kind to delve into the fascinating and important subject of the psychology affecting investments. Its unique coverage describes how investors actually behave, the reasons and causes of that behavior, why the behavior hurts their wealth, and what they can do about it. Chapter topics include overconfidence, fear of regret and seeking

Overview

This book is the first of its kind to delve into the fascinating and important subject of the psychology affecting investments. Its unique coverage describes how investors actually behave, the reasons and causes of that behavior, why the behavior hurts their wealth, and what they can do about it. Chapter topics include overconfidence, fear of regret and seeking pride, considering the past, mental accounting, forming portfolios, representativeness and familiarity, social interaction and investing, mood and investing, and self control and decision making. anyone who wants to invest (either professionally or personally), as well as portfolio managers, fund managers, pension managers, financial advisers, brokers, financial planners, traders, financial analysts, and CPAs.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780132302340
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
07/25/2007
Series:
Pearson Custom Business Resources Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.97(h) x 0.28(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 — Psychology and Finance

Chapter 2 — Overconfidence

Chapter 3 — Pride and Regret

Chapter 4 — Risk Perceptions

Chapter 5 — Mental Accounting

Chapter 6 — Forming Portfolios

Chapter 7 — Representativeness and Familiarity

Chapter 8 — Social Interaction and Investing

Chapter 9 — Emotion and Investment Decisions

Chapter 10 —Self-Control and Decision Making

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