How to Keep Headlines From Driving Your Portfolio Decisions

On behalf of everyone at AAII, I want to say thank you to all of you who have served or are currently serving in the military. The stock market will be open Friday, Veterans Day, but banks and government offices will be closed. Big, unexpected events commonly trigger strong emotional reactions. The wiring in our…

 

Social Media Can Feed Investor Panic

Social media has become ingrained in our daily lives, but for investors, this could come at a cost. A Wall Street Journal¬†article¬†discusses the impact between knowing what others are thinking and the performance of one’s investment portfolio in the next market crash. The article cites a 2013 paper from neuroeconomists¬†Benedetto De Martino and colleagues, then…