The Behavioural Biases of Individuals

Unravel the Behavioural Biases of Individuals for the CFA Level 1 Exam

Welcome to the fascinating world of behavioural biases, where human psychology and finance collide! In this article, we’ll examine cognitive errors, emotional biases, and their influence on market behaviour. So, fasten your seatbelts and prepare to dive deep into the human mind!

Cognitive Errors

Embark on a journey into the intriguing world of behavioural finance, where ‘rational’ isn’t always the name of the game. We’ll traverse through the landscape of cognitive errors and emotional biases, shedding light on how belief perseverance and information processing biases play tricks on our financial decisions. This deep-dive into our biases is like getting a backstage pass to the theatre of market anomalies.

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Emotional Biases

Jump into the depths of emotional biases, those pesky unconscious feelings that can trip up even the savviest investors. From the pain of loss aversion to the false security of status quo bias, uncover the six common emotional pitfalls that can drag down your market performance. It’s time to face those feelings head-on, and see how they’re influencing your financial decisions.

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How Behavioural Finance Influences Market Behaviour

Unearth how behavioural biases can fuel phenomena like the momentum effect, asset bubbles and crashes, and even the curious case of value stocks outperforming growth stocks. It’s a wild ride through the human quirks that can defy the efficient market hypothesis!

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