Why Financial Markets Rise Slowly but Fall Sharply: Analysing market behaviour with behavioural finance

Why Financial Markets Rise Slowly but Fall Sharply: Analysing market behaviour with behavioural finance

by Paul V. Azzopardi

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ISBN-13: 9780857192691
Publisher: Harriman House
Publication date: 12/28/2012
Series: Harriman Instants
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 30
File size: 447 KB

About the Author

Paul V. Azzopardi trained and worked as a certified public accountant and then obtained an MBA from the University of British Columbia, now Sauder School of Business, concentrating in finance and investments.
Paul has worked in the securities industry for the last 25 years in various roles, but principally as a manager of private client accounts, corporate adviser and in research. In his role as manager he invested in securities around the world on behalf of his private clients. He is currently portfolio manager at Pro-Financial Asset Management Inc. and manages a fund as well as private portfolios.
Paul's first book, 'Investment and Finance: A Common Sense Approach', an investment primer, was published in 2004 by Progress Press. His second book, 'Behavioural Technical Analysis: An Introduction to Behavioural Finance and its Role in Technical Analysis', was published by Harriman House in 2010.
Paul lives near Toronto, Ontario, with his wife and two children. He can be contacted at email@paulvazzopardi.com.

Table of Contents

About the author
Introduction: Markets move up and down at different rates
The Behavioural Finance Revolution
Trends
Bull and Bear Agitation
Prospect Theory
Conclusion
Appendix: Agitation versus Fear

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