Making Choices; 4 Trends for the Future; Unlocking Information: December Investment Advisor—Slideshow
It’s a too-familiar problem: paralysis-inducing numbers of choices that leave consumers wondering how they’ll ever make a decision.
Aging and Decision Making
While exploring issues connected with today’s abundance of choices, we wondered whether there are generational differences in how easily we deal with a great number of options. As the brain ages, does our competence to choose from multiple alternatives diminish?
Too Many Choices: How to Help Clients Decide
Feeling overwhelmed by all the decisions you face daily? So are your clients. Dan Ariely, Sheena Iyengar and Thomas Frey suggest ways to help them.
Behavioral Finance in the Real World: Fund Profits From Human Bias
Ralf Scherschmidt's fund identifies small-cap companies in the developed world that are overlooked by market bias and then takes advantage of earnings surprises.
Borzi, Whitney, Taleb to Speak at IMCA Annual Conference
April showers will bring financial advisors to Seattle for the Investment Management Consultant Association conference, starting Sunday.
Your Client’s Brain: Can’t Make a Decision? Flip a Coin (Really!)
The work of Dan Ariely and Linda Graham suggests one simple yet effective way to help clients make a decision.
Bearish Bremmer, Bullish Bernstein Clash at IMCA Forum
Take your pick: the free markets are in their death throes, or we are in the middle of the biggest bull market we’ll ever see.
3 Self-Defeating Investor Behaviors: Franklin Templeton
With the help of "Predictably Irrational" author Dan Ariely, Franklin Templeton pinpoints three behavioral reasons why fearful investors may miss opportunities.
Dan Ariely’s 6 Rules to Fight Bad Decision-Making Under Stress
Behavioral economist and "Predictably Irrational" author Dan Ariely says being good or bad depends on how many tempations we've fought that day.
Americans Reluctant to Invest in Equities: Franklin Templeton
Despite strong U.S. equity market returns in early 2012, indications are that Americans remain investment spectators, a study designed by Duke professor Dan Ariely found.