Behavioral finance
Behavioral economics and the related field, behavioral finance, study the effects of psychological, social, cognitive, and emotional factors on the economic decisions of individuals and institutions a...
SEO Trends To Follow In 2018
Search Engine Optimization makes a brand website popular over the search engines. Find here top SEO trends to follow in 2018.
SEO Trends 2018
Search Engine Optimization makes a brand website popular over the search engines. Find here top SEO trends to follow in 2018.
Nudge, the Animation: Helping people make better choices
People don't always act rationally. In fact, they tend to act irrationally - but in predictable ways. In this video, four marketing professors from the Rotman School of Management discuss some of the ...
Top 5 E-Commerce Mobile App trends 2017
As of 2016 itself, smartphones had overtaken computers as the leading contributor in eCommerce. It is expected that mobile apps will contribute around 60% of e-Commerce traffic by 2017 and around $200...
Risk Taking Across Life Span: The Effects Of Hardship
With increasing age, the propensity to take physical, social, legal or financial risks decreases. Researchers from the University of Basel and the Max Planck Institute for Human Development in Berlin ...
Are we in another tech-stock bubble?
The Nasdaq-100 surged to an all-time high this week, sending a chill through investors with vivid memories of the dot-com bust 15 years ago that wiped out trillions of dollars in wealth. Does the rece...
Gains Go Poof As Dow Turns Red Just Before Close, Loses 205
Investors were encouraged after five days of intense selling as China cut interest rates for the fifth time since November in an effort to boost its slowing economy. U.S. stocks initially jumped Tuesd...
Market trend
A market trend is a tendency of financial markets to move in a particular direction over time. These trends are classified as secular for long time frames, primary for medium time frames, and secondar...
List of cognitive biases
Cognitive biases are tendencies to think in certain ways that can lead to systematic deviations from a standard of rationality or good judgment, and are often studied in psychology and behavioral econ...
SEO Trends To Follow In 2018
Search Engine Optimization makes a brand website popular over the search engines. Find here top SEO trends to follow in 2018.
Halloween indicator
Sell in May and go away is an investment strategy for stocks based on a theory (sometimes known as the Halloween indicator) that the period from November to April inclusive has significantly stronger ...
Risk Taking Across Life Span: The Effects Of Hardship
With increasing age, the propensity to take physical, social, legal or financial risks decreases. Researchers from the University of Basel and the Max Planck Institute for Human Development in Berlin ...
Are we in another tech-stock bubble?
The Nasdaq-100 surged to an all-time high this week, sending a chill through investors with vivid memories of the dot-com bust 15 years ago that wiped out trillions of dollars in wealth. Does the rece...
Allais paradox
The Allais paradox is a choice problem designed by Maurice Allais (1953) to show an inconsistency of actual observed choices with the predictions of expected utility theory.
The Allais pa...
Pigou effect
In economics, the Pigou effect is the stimulation of output and employment caused by increasing consumption due to a rise in real balances of wealth, particularly during deflation. The term was named ...
Physioeconomics
Physioeconomics (or physio-economics) is an extension of experimental economics research that collects physiological parameters in addition to recording behavior. These measures can include skin condu...
Quantitative behavioral finance
Quantitative behavioral finance is a new discipline that uses mathematical and statistical methodology to understand behavioral biases in conjunction with valuation. Some of this endeavor has been led...
Money illusion
In economics, money illusion, or price illusion, refers to the tendency of people to think of currency in nominal, rather than real, terms. In other words, the numerical/face value (nominal value) of ...
January effect
The January effect is a hypothesis that there is a seasonal anomaly in the financial market where securities' prices increase in the month of January more than in any other month. This calendar effect...
Nudge (book)
Nudge: Improving Decisions about Health, Wealth, and Happiness is a book written by University of Chicago economist Richard H. Thaler and Harvard Law School Professor Cass R. Sunstein. The book draws ...
Nudge (book) - Wikipedia
Spending wave
In the economics of demography, the term spending wave refers to the economic effect of departure of children from the home. When a society experiences a high level of such family change then an econo...
Behavioral portfolio theory
Behavioral portfolio theory (BPT) was published by Shefrin and Statman. This theory essentially tries to provide a contrast to the fact that the ultimate motivation for investors is the maximization o...
Fat-tailed distribution
A fat-tailed distribution is a probability distribution that has the property, along with the other heavy-tailed distributions, that it exhibits large skewness or kurtosis. This comparison is often ma...
Risk neutral
In economics and finance, risk neutral preferences are neither risk averse nor risk seeking. A risk neutral party's decisions are not affected by the degree of uncertainty in a set of outcomes, so a r...
Anchoring
Anchoring or focalism is a cognitive bias that describes the common human tendency to rely too heavily on the first piece of information offered (the "anchor") when making decisions. During decision m...
Fiscal multiplier
In economics, the fiscal multiplier (not to be confused with monetary multiplier) is the ratio of a change in national income to the change in government spending that causes it. More generally, the ...
Risk-seeking
In economics and finance, a risk-seeker or risk-lover is a person who has a preference for risk. While most investors are considered risk averse, one could view casino-goers as risk-seeking. If offer...