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Irrational Exuberance Observed When It Comes To Investing
2014-07-08 13:44:25

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online “(Investors) should try to be fearful when others are greedy and greedy when others are fearful,” Warren Buffett famously wrote in 2004. Now, a new study has confirmed that The Oracle of Omaha knew what he was talking about as researchers from Caltech and Virginia Tech have found that during economic bubbles, wise traders receive an early warning signal from their brains telling them to sell, according to a report in the...

2012-03-16 11:23:17

White men most affected by economy, Wall Street volatility not a factor New evidence on the link between suicide and the economy shows that the monthly suicide rate in New York City from 1990 to 2006 was 29% higher at the economic low point in 1992 than at the peak of economic growth in 2000. The study, conducted by researchers at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health, the McGill Institute for Health and Social Policy, the University of California San Francisco School of...

2011-11-07 08:00:00

Profit Confidential, the popular stock market and economic e-letter, reports today that a sustained economic recovery eludes the U.S. as the real estate market deteriorates further. New York, NY (PRWEB) November 07, 2011 Profit Confidential, the popular stock market and economic e-letter, reports today that a sustained economic recovery eludes the U.S. as the real estate market deteriorates further. According to Profit Confidential, âœWe cannot have a sustained...

2011-05-02 23:45:13

A joint study by academics in Switzerland, Germany and at Boston University sheds new light on the formation of financial bubbles and crashes A joint study by academics in Switzerland, Germany and at Boston University sheds new light on the formation of financial bubbles and crashes. Wild fluctuations in stock prices caused by bubbles bursting have had a dramatic impact on the world economy and the personal fortunes of millions of us in the last few years. The study "Switching processes in...

2010-09-13 08:34:00

ELLICOTT CITY, Md., Sept. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Yuval Bar-Or, Ph.D., an independent consultant who seeks to help people make better financial decisions by managing risk, offers insight into how individuals can take control of their investments in today's complex and often volatile market in a new must-read book, Play to Prosper: The Small Investor's Survival Guide. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100913/NY62853 ) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100913/NY62853...

2010-03-31 12:41:00

BLACK MOUNTAIN, N.C., March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Long Wave Dynamics, LLC today announced publication of Jubilee on Wall Street; An Optimistic Look at the Global Financial Crash, by David Knox Barker. The book reveals the Kondratieff long wave forces at work in the global financial and economic crisis, and contains 24 charts that illustrate the long wave cycle. In the last edition, published as The K Wave, by McGraw-Hill (1995), Barker predicted the real estate collapse, stock market crash,...

2009-09-28 23:01:00

The best known U.S. market index, Dow Jones industrial average, has a chance to reclaim numerical glory this week, at least symbolically. The Dow took a run at 10,000 points last week but sputtered, slipped -- and basically choked -- 100 points shy of the mark. Abstract or not, it was a touch embarrassing. In the background, White House officials were patting themselves on the back for the market's ability to weather the historic squalls of 2008 year ago. Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke all but...

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2009-09-16 07:18:54

Global markets were given mixed messages Wednesday, but headed up, cheered by the U.S. Federal Reserve chairman's assessment of the recession winding down. Technically, a recession is two consecutive quarters of negative growth, but one quarter of positive growth is enough to call a halt to one. In prepared remarks Tuesday, Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke said the financial crisis sparked a deep global recession, from which we are only now beginning to emerge. Later, in a question-and-answer...


Word of the Day
bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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