Modifying Investor Behavior

The views expressed in this program are solely those of the host and speakers in their individual capacity and they do not necessarily reflect the views of the program’s sponsors or the entities with which any of the participants are affiliated. The contents of this program are for informational and educational purposes only. They do not constitute and should not be considered legal, tax, investment advice or a solicitation of the sale or purchase of any futures, options or swaps contracts.

Join Top Traders Round Table for a podcast featuring Dr. Daniel Crosby, Chief Behavior Officer of Brinker Capital and the host of The Standard Deviation Podcast.

Dr. Crosby came to investment management through clinical psychology and has a unique perspective on behavioral economics. The discussion ranges from how human behavior is evolutionarily ill-equipped for investment management, the importance of having rules for investing during turbulent times, and what investors can do to modify their behavior for success.

Part 1

In this podcast, you'll learn:

  • Why the evolution of human behavior is antithetical to investing
  • How being a quantitative investor is beneficial to overcoming bad behavioral economics
  • The building blocks of behavioral finance
  • The role of conservatism in behavioral economics

Part 2

In this podcast, you will learn:

  • Why rules are better than goals
  • The four "C's" of investing
  • The key points of dealing with emotion as an investor
  • Why an overabundance of data can be detrimental to decision-making

The views expressed in this program are solely those of the host and speakers in their individual capacity and they do not necessarily reflect the views of the program’s sponsors or the entities with which any of the participants are affiliated. The contents of this program are for informational and educational purposes only. They do not constitute and should not be considered legal, tax, investment advice or a solicitation of the sale or purchase of any futures, options or swaps contracts.

About the Series

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