Behavioural finance

How do you behave in the face of fear?

How do you behave in the face of fear? Do you run towards danger, or turn and flee? Knowing how you and others react to extreme situations might seem remote from the world of investment, but could have a lot to do with what separates the great investors from the rest of us.

11 September 2018 | Fidelity International
Behavioural finance: When what you see is all there is

Behavioural finance: When what you see is all there is

Forming conclusions based on limited data helps us to process things quickly in a complex world however these shortcuts can lead us astray… 

13 June 2018 | Fidelity International
Behavioural finance: Overconfidence

Behavioural finance: Overconfidence

‘Overconfidence’ becomes particularly prevalent in bull markets and periods of sustained stability. So how can investors avoid the pitfalls? 

26 March 2018 | Fidelity International
A key decision for investors in 2018

A key decision for investors in 2018

A key decision for investors in 2018 is whether to de-risk or not. Should you de-risk your portfolio early and face missing out on potential returns, or should you stay invested and face a possible market downturn? Whatever you do, resolve to clearly make that decision. 
 

23 January 2018 | David Buckle
The eye only sees

The eye only sees

As investors, one of our most unhelpful psychological flaws is the desire to seek out information that reinforces our existing beliefs. So how do we avoid the pitfalls?

14 November 2017 | Tom Stevenson
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