Behavioral Finance: What Can Investors Learn From Their Mistakes? (Take 15 Series)

CFA Institute Take 15 Series

Source: CFA Institute

16:00, video webcast, recorded on 16 February 2010
Posted on 19 March 2010

Jason Zweig is the investing and personal finance columnist for The Wall Street Journal and has been a guest columnist for Time and Previously, he held positions as senior writer for Money magazine and mutual funds editor at Forbes. Mr. Zweig is the author of the book Your Money and Your Brain and editor of the revised edition of Benjamin Graham’s The Intelligent Investor. He also serves on the editorial boards of Financial History magazine and The Journal of Behavioral Finance. Mr. Zweig is the 2006 recipient of the lifetime achievement award for investor education from the Mutual Fund Education Alliance. He holds a BA from Columbia College.

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Jason Zweig discusses the following:
  • Importance of trust in our financial system – long lasting effects of the financial crisis and the crisis of confidence.
  • Investor goals should be pursued instead of focusing on risk tolerance
  • Practical applications of behavioral finance
The Take 15 Series is a series of short interviews with leading practitioners on timely topics focused on the investment profession.
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