Oh, Behave!

Some good behavioral investing reads from this week:

Rick Ferri on why market timing doesn’t work – probabilistically or practically.  (ETF)

Jason Zweig on how market stress leads to drastic pattern changes in investor behavior.  (MoneyBeat)

“What is it about risk taking that so eludes our understanding, and our control?”  (NYT)

A is for Anchoring (PsyFiBlog)

B is for Base Rate Neglect (PsyFiBlog)

C is for Confirmation Bias (PsyFiBlog)

Investors, like generals, always fight the last war.  (WealthOfCommonSense)

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