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Beyond Greed and Fear

Beyond Greed and Fear - 99 edition

ISBN13: 978-0195304213

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ISBN13: 978-0195304213
ISBN10: 0195304217
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 99
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Published: 1999
International: No

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Beyond Greed and Fear - 99 edition

ISBN13: 978-0195304213

Hersh Shefrin

ISBN13: 978-0195304213
ISBN10: 0195304217
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 99
Publisher: Oxford University Press

Published: 1999
International: No
Summary

Why do most financial decision-making models fail to factor in basic human nature? This guide to what really influences the decision-making process applies psychological research to stock selection, financial services and corporate financial strategy.

Table of Contents

Preface

Part I: What Is Behavioral Finance
1. Introduction
2. Heuristic-Driven Bias: The First Theme
3. Frame Dependence: The Second Theme
4. Inefficient Markets: The Third Theme

Part II: Prediction
5. Trying to Predict the Market
6. Sentimental Journey: The Illusion of Validity
7. Picking Stocks to Beat the Market
8. Biased Reactions to Earnings Announcements

Part III: Individual Investors
9. "Get-Evenitis": Riding Losers Too Long
10. Portfolios, Pyramids, Emotions, and Biases
11. Retirement Saving: Myopia and Self-Control

Part IV: Institutional Investors
12. Open-Ended Mutual Funds: Misframing, "Hot Hands", and Obfuscation Games
13. Closed-End Funds: What Drives Discounts?
14. Fixed Income Securities: The Full Measure of Behavioral Phenomena
15. The Money Management Industry: Framing Effects, Style "Diversification", and Regret

Part V: The Interface between Corporate Finance and Investment
16. Corporate Takeovers and the Winner's Curse
17. IPOs: Initial Underpricing, Long-term Underperformance, and "Hot-Issue" Markets
18. Optimism in Analysts' Earnings Predictions and Stock Recommendations

Part VI: Options, Futures, and Foreign Exchange
19. Options: How They're Used, How They're Priced, and How They Reflect Sentiment
20. Commodity Futures: Orange Juice and Sentiment
21. Excessive Speculation in Foreign Exchange Markets
Final Remarks
Notes
References
Credits
Index

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