Behavioural finance (13)

DB de-risking: the merits of monitoring
Investment strategy

DB de-risking: the merits of monitoring

There’s a natural asymmetry in defined benefit (DB) pension schemes, compared with defined...

By John Southall

12 Jun 2020

7 min read

Should investing be more emotionally driven?
Veronica Humble
Investment strategy

Should investing be more emotionally driven?

Emotions are important and they are particularly powerful with millennial consumers. Frequently...
By Veronica Humble
20 Dec 2019
2 min read
The stupidity of crowds
John Roe
Investment strategy

The stupidity of crowds

Crowd-based decision making might work well for guessing the number of jelly beans in a jar, but ...
By John Roe
20 May 2019
3 min read
Good cop, bad cop - Is Trump a negotiating genius?
James Carrick
Economics

Good cop, bad cop - Is Trump a negotiating genius?

On the face of it, Donald Trump has proven to be an aggressive and erratic US president. Yet...
By James Carrick
31 Jul 2018
2 min read
Share the love, don't love the share: The impact of behaviou
Investment strategy

Share the love, don't love the share: The impact of behaviou

Love is not logical. Arguably, nor are investors who stick with underperforming investments in th...

By John Roe

23 Feb 2018

2 min read

Adding science to investing in an uncertain world
Emiel van den Heiligenberg
Economics

Adding science to investing in an uncertain world

We live in an uncertain world. With  Brexit ,  Chinese growth  and  US policy  just three of...
By Emiel van den Heiligenberg
26 Jan 2018
2 min read
Twin peaks: the law of averages and the zero lower bound
Christopher Jeffery
Economics

Twin peaks: the law of averages and the zero lower bound

In pricing fixed income securities, a lot hangs on the difference between the mean, median and...
By Christopher Jeffery
29 Nov 2017
5 min read
All about that base
John Roe
Investment strategy

All about that base

When making decisions, data on similar past decisions and their outcomes provide a useful startin...
By John Roe
13 Nov 2017
5 min read