Behavioral Finance

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Media Coverage and Stock Returns

By | 2017-08-18T17:00:55+00:00 April 30th, 2014|Behavioral Finance|

Been thinking about availability bias and how it affects stock returns. This isn't a new paper, but it is interesting nonetheless--An "oldie but goodie." http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=971202 By reaching a broad population of investors, mass media can [...]

Confirmation Bias Strikes Again…

By | 2017-08-18T17:07:55+00:00 January 20th, 2014|Behavioral Finance|

http://www.cnn.com/2014/01/17/travel/southwest-wrong-airport The pilots of Southwest flight 4013 say that Branson Airport was correctly programmed into their on-board computer Sunday, but that they "mistakenly identified" another airport as Branson when they saw its bright lights, according [...]