The Psychology of Investing / Edition 1

The Psychology of Investing / Edition 1

by John R. Nofsinger
     
 

ISBN-10: 0130930245

ISBN-13: 9780130930248

Pub. Date: 11/28/2001

Publisher: Pearson Education

The first book of its kind to delve into the fascinating and important subject of the psychology affecting investment. No other book provides this information because traditional finance focuses on developing the tools in which investors use to optimize expected return and risk. The author believes that understanding the psychology of investing is just as important as

Overview

The first book of its kind to delve into the fascinating and important subject of the psychology affecting investment. No other book provides this information because traditional finance focuses on developing the tools in which investors use to optimize expected return and risk. The author believes that understanding the psychology of investing is just as important as knowing the traditional investment topics. Combines behavioral knowledge from psychology, management, marketing, economics, and finance. Uses investment as well as non investment examples. For financial planners, investment managers, individual investors, or to be used as a training manual or reference in financial companies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130930248
Publisher:
Pearson Education
Publication date:
11/28/2001
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
95
Product dimensions:
6.02(w) x 8.88(h) x 0.12(d)

Table of Contents

1. Psychology and Finance 2. Overconfidence 3. Pride and Regret 4. Risk Perceptions 5. Decision Frames 6. Mental Accounting 7. Forming Portfolios 8. Representativeness and Familiarity 9. Social Interaction and Investing 10. Emotion and Investment Decisions 11. Self-Control and Decision Making 12. Psychology in the Mortgage Crisis

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