The Psychology of Money: An Investment Manager's Guide to Beating the Market

The Psychology of Money: An Investment Manager's Guide to Beating the Market

by Jim Ware, Ware
     
 

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Discover the Ideal Investment Strategy for Yourself and Your Clients

"To enhance investment results and boost creativity, Jim Ware replaces the maxim know your investments with know yourself. And he gives us specific testing tools to do the job."
Dean LeBaron, Founder, Batterymarch Financial Management, Chairman, Virtualquest.company,

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Discover the Ideal Investment Strategy for Yourself and Your Clients

"To enhance investment results and boost creativity, Jim Ware replaces the maxim know your investments with know yourself. And he gives us specific testing tools to do the job."
Dean LeBaron, Founder, Batterymarch Financial Management, Chairman, Virtualquest.company, and investment author and commentator

"Many investment firms fail, even though they are run by intelligent, qualified professionals, because they lack creativity. This book can rescue you. Jim Ware explains how to organize your business to encourage creative thinking. In five years, your customers will be working with an advisor who read this book, so make sure you are the one who did."
Ralph Wanger, President, Acorn Investment Trust, CFA and author of A Zebra in Lion Country: Ralph Wanger's Guide to Investment Survival

"Jim Ware has a great knack for understanding people and successful investing. This unusual combination of skills creates a rare find: useful insights to improve investment performance through helping people work together better. Jim’s wit and humor make this a fun read as well!"
Dee Even, Senior Investment Officer, Allstate Insurance Company, Property & Casualty

"The Psychology of Money represents a major step toward development of a portfolio theory that recognizes human dynamics and differences among people. Jim's content is solid, and his presentation is engaging. This book ought to be on every practitioner’s bookshelf."
Kenneth O. Doyle, University of Minnesota, Author, The Social Meanings of Money and Property: In Search of a Talisman

"Finally, an insightful look at the human side of investing. A step-by-step guide to enhancing management performance to increase returns."
Abbie Smith, PhD, Professor of Accounting.University of Chicago Business School

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"The Psychology of Money is a well-written and entertaining book that challenges money managers and individual investors to rethink their view of the investment decision-making process."(Financial Analysts Journal)

"This book should be read by everyone!" (Mimi Lord, Morningstar Senior Editor)

Booknews
Combining business expertise with Jungian psychology, a financial analyst bases his stock market strategy on the Myers-Briggs Typology to profit from one's self-assessed investment personality type. Ware discusses the psychological traits of masters, investment team collaborative techniques, tools for enhancing creativity, and intuitive whole-brain investing. References are woven into the text. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471390749
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/01/2001
Series:
Finance Series
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.69(d)

Meet the Author

JIM WARE is a chartered financial analyst who has been a research analyst and portfolio manager for Allstate Insurance Company. He has also delivered speeches on the connection between creativity and business for audiences around the world, including the Association for Investment Management and Research. A dynamic speaker, he incorporates his knowledge of Jungian psychology into his substantial business background. He has a degree in philosophy and an MBA in finance from the University of Chicago.

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