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Day: 9 January 2018

Investment Analysis And Psychological Barriers Investors Face

Investment Analysis And Psychological Barriers Investors Face

Michael J. Mauboussin’s latest research report focuses on the topic of comparison. Specifically, how investors can improve their comparison process as part of investment analysis. The paper, which you can find here, presents an interesting framework for helping to eliminate bias in decision making. The one thing that stands out for me is the revelation that the primary method of comparison among investors is analogy. As Mauboussin describes: Analogy is an “inference that if two or more things agree with one another in some…

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