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Behavioral Science & Tips in Volatile Markets

"The most important quality for an investor is temperament, not intellect". Investing is therefore a matter of good behavior. So what behaviors give advisors and their investors an edge? What behaviors are destructive? In this episode, which recycles evergreen behavioral messages and cites specific studies, Sarah Newcomb, director of financial psychology at Morningstar, Inc., and Ryan Murphy, global head of behavioral insights, discuss all things relating to behavioral science. They cover emotions brought on by market loss, how they can affect decisions, cognitive biases to watch out for and ways investors can make better decisions using behavioral science.

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