Human Nature

Decision Making

19 Biases That Intervene with Your Investing Success

Being a serious student of the markets is a must for investing success. But the nature of the markets is only part of the intelligent investor’s syllabus. What’s even more important is the lesson of knowing thyself.

Decision Making

Mental Model: Anchoring

Marketers use anchoring to trick you to spend more money, negotiators use anchoring to get in the stronger position, stock investors fall prey to anchoring to their own detriment.

History

Looking Back at 2020 (in Hindsight)

Imagine it’s the year 2025. We’re over the pandemic, we have learned the end result, and we know all the events that have yet to play out.

History

A Story of Short Squeezes and Market Corners

Keynes said that markets can stay irrational longer than you can stay solvent. Some of the greatest lessons of why that is are found in the history of market corners and short squeezes.

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