The Little Book of Behavioral Investing

  • by James Montier
  • Narrated by Sean Pratt
  • 5 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Little book, big profits....
Here is a detailed guide to overcoming the most frequently encountered psychological pitfalls of investing.
Bias, emotion, and overconfidence are just three of the many behavioral traits that can lead investors to lose money or achieve lower returns. Behavioral finance, which recognizes that there is a psychological element to all investor decision-making, can help you overcome this obstacle.
In The Little Book of Behavioral Investing, expert James Montier, one of the world's foremost behavioral analysts, takes you through some of the most important behavioral challenges faced by investors. Montier reveals the most common psychological barriers, clearly showing how emotion, overconfidence, and a multitude of other behavioral traits, can affect investment decision-making. This book:

Offers time-tested ways to identify and avoid the pitfalls of investor bias
Discusses how to learn from our investment mistakes instead of repeating them
Explores the behavioral principles that will allow you to maintain a successful investment portfolio
Written in a straightforward and accessible style, The Little Book of Behavioral Investing will enable you to identify and eliminate behavioral traits that can hinder your investment endeavors and show you how to go about achieving superior returns in the process.


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One of the best investing books

Best uses of a credit in ages, really enjoyed this book. It covers the modern way of investing.
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I'd Heard a Lot of this Before, But ...

If you have studied human behavior, there is a lot in here that you already know. The author does a really good job of applying it to investing, and showing how you can stop being your own worst enemy.
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Book Details

  • Release Date: 05-07-2010
  • Publisher: Gildan Media, LLC