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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...

2011-11-01 09:30:31

Predicting economic crashes for more stable economies And we´re not talking figuratively. From the dotcom bust in the late nineties to the housing crash in the run-up to the 2008 crisis, financial bubbles have been a topic of major concern. Identifying bubbles is important in order to prevent collapses that can severely impact nations and economies. A paper published this month in the SIAM Journal on Financial Mathematics addresses just this issue. Opening fittingly with a quote...

2005-09-27 18:50:13

By Tim Ahmann WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Asset bubbles fueled by "market exuberance" invariably burst and policy-makers cannot safely pierce them, Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan said on Tuesday in what some economists took as a warning to bond market and housing speculators. In a speech in which he once again defended the Fed's decision not to deflate the late-1990s stock market bubble, Greenspan said a successful monetary policy can be a victim of its own success -- by...

2005-09-27 17:42:24

By Tim Ahmann WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Asset bubbles fueled by "market exuberance" invariably burst and policy-makers cannot safely pierce them, Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan said on Tuesday in what some economists took as a warning to bond market and housing speculators. In a speech in which he once again defended the Fed's decision not to deflate the late-1990s stock market bubble, Greenspan said a successful monetary policy can be a victim of its own success -- by...

2005-09-27 14:12:35

By Tim Ahmann WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Asset prices "invariably" fall after long periods of high risk taking in markets, and a flexible economy is better able to withstand the inevitable blow, Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan said on Tuesday. "History cautions that extended periods of low concern about credit risk have invariably been followed by reversal, with an attendant fall in the prices of risky assets," Greenspan told an economics conference in Chicago via satellite. In...


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