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Lessons from behavioural finance

The study of cognitive and emotional biases can help you become a better investor

In the last six years since the end of the global financial crisis, many investors were paralysed from taking action by a similar sense of inertia.

'I'M waiting for a crash before I buy," people like to say.

But when a drop in prices actually happens, they say: "It could go lower. I'll wait a little bit longer."

We know what happens next. When you next check the price of a stock you were eyeing, it is far above what you last...

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