Guide to Investing Psychology
Behavioral finance, a subfield of behavioral economics, proposes that psychological influences and biases affect the financial behaviors of investors and financial practitioners. Moreover, influences and biases can be the source for explanation of all types of market anomalies and specifically market anomalies in the stock market, such as severe rises or falls in stock price.
Behavioral finance is an area of study focused on how psychological influences can affect market outcomes.
Behavioral finance can be analyzed to understand different outcomes across a variety of sectors and industries.
One of the key aspects of behavioral finance studies is the influence of psychological biases.
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