Behavioral Finance

September Blues: The Role of Statistics and Psychology in Financial Ma...

September has arrived. For market participants it is not only the time to return to their offices after summer vacation, but...
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Eurovision, King Dollar, Bitcoin, and Other Victims of Popularity

To be honest, I have never watched the Eurovision Song Contest. For our readers living outside Europe, I can explain that...
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Horrible Mistake I Made by Emotional Investing

I broke the rule and ended up with financial losses. I started investing in 2017 and then I learned about this...
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How to Imagineer Your Dream Life with a Financial Advisor

Thinking back to the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic in March 2020 most of us look at this highly volatile period...
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Using Options to Indicate Future Stock Price

A time-series analysis of underlying asset movement as a function of option trades, powered by the Facebook Prophet model. 1. Introduction...
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How Not to be Dumb Money, 3.0

Gamestop Meme War Marshmallow Experiment Update When fear is overpriced, sell some. Gamestop dropped 29% today to $143 and I’m smiling...
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Will Pokemon Cards Become the Latest Commodity Craze

Gamification, scarcity, and The Greater Fool Theory Pokemon cards have been on fire lately. While Gamestop hasn’t quite made it to...
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How Not To Be Dumb Money

Gamestop Meme-ified Put Option Cookie Experiment Edition 2.0 “The stock market is a device for transferring money from the impatient to...
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Tired of Losing to the Big Guys? Maybe You Should Write a Bot

My Plan to Enter the World of Algotrading According to Business Wire, algorithmic trading (algotrading) is responsible for around 60–73% of all U.S....
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9 Lessons Learned About Stock Trading During Covid-19

Best practices from a newcomer in the industry Before you skim through, let me tell you a little bit about myself....
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Why Most People Lose Money Day-Trading (And How to Not Be One of Them)

Day-trading is hard, and most people lose money at it. I definitely have. In fact, I once lost more money in...
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How not to be dumb money

Why believe a title that says I’d know how to tell dumb from smart money? Because I’ve been both and learned...
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