Diversification: An Investor’s Best Bet Against Loss Aversion

What really motivates investors? If you answered “gains,” you’re only partially correct. As it turns out, people tend to hate losses more than they like gains. This basic principle of human psychology is called “loss aversion” and was first coined back in 1979 by Nobel Prize-winning economist Daniel Kahneman and his associate Amos Tversky. WhatContinue reading “Diversification: An Investor’s Best Bet Against Loss Aversion”

Investors continue to weigh optimism against concerns

Last Week’s Top Five Market Winners Nasdaq Stock Market (NASDAQ) The past week showed significant gains for Sprouts Farmers Market Inc. (SFM), ASML Holding NV (ASML), Ubiquiti Inc. (UI), Calumet Specialty Products Partners LP (CLMT) and Applied Materials Inc. (AMAT). Sprouts Farmers Market Inc. (SFM) stock gained amid positive predictions by analysts for the fresh produceContinue reading “Investors continue to weigh optimism against concerns”

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