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Behavioral Finance and Wealth Management: How to Build Optimal Portfolios that Account for Investor Biases

Michael M. Pompian
Wiley Finance Series
Hoboken, New Jersey: Wiley, 2006
336pp, ISBN: 978-0-471-74517-4

This is a wide-ranging introduction to irrational investor behavior and the practical application of behavioral finance, and how to adjust portfolios for individual investors to account for behavioral biases. It also provides a history of behavioral finance, a detailed review of some of the most commonly found biases, and examines how to incorporate investor behavior into the asset allocation process.

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Behavioral Finance and Wealth Management: How to Build Optimal Portfolios That Account for Investor Biases (Wiley Finance)

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"Pompian is handing you the magic book, the one that reveals your behavioral flaws and shows you how to avoid them. The tricks to success are here. Read and do not stop until you are one of very few magicians."
—Arnold S. Wood, President and Chief Executive Officer, Martingale Asset Management

Fear and greed drive markets, as well as good and bad investment decision-making. In Behavioral Finance and Wealth Management, financial expert Michael Pompian shows you, whether you're an investor or a financial advisor, how to make better investment decisions by employing behavioral finance research. Pompian takes a practical approach to the science of behavioral finance and puts it to use in the real world. He reveals 20 of the most prominent individual investor biases and helps you properly modify your asset allocation decisions based on the latest research on behavioral anomalies of individual investors.

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