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Neuroscience can help you trade better

A US study may explain how uninformed traders act on new information such that prices quickly come to fully reflect it

GETTING A CLEARER PICTURE: Using functional magnetic resonance imaging scans, neuroscientists can identify which brain structures are associated with particular activities.

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A STOCK's price is ticking up and down on a screen in front of you. Do you rationally evaluate the probabilities that the price will rise before you pull the trigger on a trade? Or do you go with your gut?

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