Celebrating International Women’s Day: The Role of Yin and Yang in Investing and Life

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My congratulations to those ladies and gentlemen who celebrate International Women’s Day on March 8. This is an open secret than men tend to dominate in the world of finance and investing. Still, they have several things to learn from women as research shows. So what are the major features of a typical female investor? Merrill/Bank of America emphasizes (see Reference 1 below) that women are more patient investors. Women indeed tend to be more patient than men in most life situations. They follow this approach in investing too. In other words, they are just calmer. This is despite the…...

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Olegs Jemeljanovs, PhD, CFA A seasoned professional in the field of financial markets, investments and economic analysis with the crucial mix of private and public sector experience (large international lenders, private boutique banks, ministry of finance, central bank, financial regulator). Able to cover macroeconomic and microeconomic trends, short-term market moves and long-term economic cycles, the role of biology and psychology in finance. Have held both front-office, sales and analytical positions. If you want complex economic, financial, political, historical, sociological and psychological concepts to be explained in a simple and accessible way then you have certainly found the right website. If your consider the sense of humor to be important then you have definitely found the right man.