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Monday, 16 April 2018
Forecasts? I Haven't Got A Clue ...
Small Worlds We predict things all the time, we can't help ourselves. And in the small world that constitutes our immediate bubbl...
Friday, 9 March 2018
Cursed By Momentum
Edgy Investors Although most investors have no edge on the market there's a proportion of them that persist in trading actively, ...
Monday, 12 February 2018
Bias In Action
Myopic Urges The recent sharp correction in markets has clearly surprised a lot of investors. No doubt this is partly due to the standa...
Monday, 24 April 2017
Putting Pro-Innovation Bias on the Blockchain
Blockchain Bias Over the past couple of years I've spent a lot of time listening to people wittering on about "the blockchain&...
Monday, 17 April 2017
A Catalog of Investing Errors
Love Lists We're attracted to lists like moths to flames and netheads to clickbait. The Big List of Behavioral Biases is by some w...
Monday, 10 April 2017
Unbanked But Not Unwise
Tribal Finance Lisa Servon has written a clever, accessible and pin-point clear piece of ethnographic research. It looks at how an unde...
Monday, 3 April 2017
Age Makes You Happier - And Poorer
Avoidance Strategies As the years pass I've noticed I'm increasingly unwilling to expose myself to sources of negative informat...
Monday, 27 March 2017
The Future is Made in the Bedroom, Not the Boardroom
RIP Hans Rosling Hans Rosling was, if you’re a data geek like me, a hero. His life was spent not just combating fake facts and opinion ba...
Monday, 20 March 2017
Idiots in Investing Echo Chambers
Investing in the Dead Some people like to wander round graveyards. I get the same sort of ghoulish pleasure out of frequenting investme...
Monday, 4 July 2016
Blindsided by Brexit Bias
Unbalanced The result of the UK’s referendum on the EU caught markets by surprise. They’d soared the previous day in the expectation of...
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