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.
How to Take Advantage of Irrational Stock Buying
Ask Ralf Scherschmidt if it’s a bad idea to invest right now in Europe, and he’ll tell you that most people are underinvested in international small-cap stocks because their emotions are overruling reason.
Advisors’ Bad Behavior
Despite the large and growing body of research on behavioral finance and its role in the investment process, convincing most investment professionals of the merits of behavioral finance is still an uphill battle.
Investment Picks and Pans From 7 Portfolio Managers
As the year comes to a close, portfolio managers are positioning assets with a forward look to 2012—and considering the state of the global economy, they’ve got an upward climb ahead.