Ain’t Misbehavioral

No kidding, I received an abstract of this paper in an email newsletter recently: Effect of wind on stock market returns: evidence from European markets …………… Applied Financial Economics, 2009, vol. 19, issue 11, pages 893-904 Abstract: Environmental psychology studies have found evidence that wind speed has a strong influence on mood and comfort. This […]

A Putt Made, a Putt Missed

At “A Dash” we often find that examples from the world of sports can help investors understand crucial concepts.  One such concept, abstract and elusive, is “the counterfactual situation.”  This describes what would have happened if a specific event or decision had not taken place.  Take the recent British Open golf championship as an example.  […]

Bob Farrell’s 10 Rules for Investing

Wall Street “gurus” come and go, but in the case of Bob Farrell legendary status was achieved. He spent several decades as chief stock market analyst at Merrill Lynch & Co. and had a front-row seat at the go-go markets of the late 1960s, mid-1980s and late 1990s, the brutal bear market of 1973-74, and […]

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