- Language: English
- 13 Pages
- Published: April 2012
- Region: United States
The Little Book of Behavioral Investing. How not to be your own worst enemy. Little Books, Big Profits (UK)
- ID: 2242002
- January 2010
- Region: United Kingdom, Great Britain
- 236 Pages
- John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Praise for The Little Book Of Behavioral Investing
"The Little Book of Behavioral Investing is an important bookfor anyone who is interested in understanding the ways that humannature and financial markets interact."
Dan Ariely, James B. Duke Professor of BehavioralEconomics, Duke University, and author of PredictablyIrrational
"In investing, success means being on the right side of mosttrades. No book provides a better starting point toward that goalthan this one."
Bruce Greenwald, Robert Heilbrunn Professor of Financeand Asset Management, Columbia Business School
"'Know thyself.' Overcoming human instinct is key to becoming abetter investor. You would be irrational if you did not read thisbook."
Edward Bonham–Carter, Chief Executive and ChiefInvestment Officer, Jupiter Asset Management
"There is not an investor anywhere who wouldn't profit fromreading this book."
Jeff Hochman, Director of Technical Strategy, FidelityInvestment Services Limited
"James Montier gives us a very accessible version of why we asinvestors are so predictably irrational, and a guide to help uschannel our 'Inner Spock' to make better investment decisions.Bravo!"
John Mauldin, President, Millennium WaveInvestments
Introduction: This Is a Book About You.
Chapter One: In the Heat of the Moment.
Chapter Two: Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Market?
Chapter Three: Always Look on the Bright Side of Life.
Chapter Four: Why Does Anyone Listen to These Guys?
Chapter Five: The Folly of Forecasting.
Chapter Six: Information Overload.
Chapter Seven: Turn off That Bubblevision!
Chapter Eight: See No Evil, Hear No Evil.
Chapter Nine: In the Land of the Perma-Bear and the Perma-Bull.
Chapter Ten: The Siren Song of Stories.
Chapter Eleven: This Time Is Different.
Chapter Twelve: Right for the Wrong Reason, or Wrong for the Right Reason.
Chapter Thirteen: The Perils of ADHD Investing.
Chapter Fourteen: Inside the Mind of a Lemming.
Chapter Fifteen: You Gotta Know When to Fold Them.
Chapter Sixteen: Process, Process, Process.
Conclusion: The Road to Hell Is Paved with Good Intentions.
James Montier is a member of GMO's asset allocation team. Prior to that, he was the co-Head of Global Strategy at Société Générale and has been the top-rated strategist in the annual Thomson Extel survey for most of the last decade. Montier is the author of three market-leading books, Behavioral Finance: Insights into Irrational Minds and Markets, Behavioral Investing: A Practitioners Guide to Applying Behavioral Finance, and Value Investing: Tools and Techniques for Intelligent Investment. He is a Visiting Fellow at the University of Durham and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts. Montier has been described as a maverick, an iconoclast, and an enfant terrible by the press.