How do investors cut through the huge complexity and uncertainty involved in investment decision-making? Guest blogger Joe Wiggins explores the important role played by story-telling in helping portfolio managers to organise and make sense of the information available.
Poker is a well-known training ground for many investors and traders. Here is a short but sweet collection of our favorite quotes on the relationship between playing a strong hand at the poker table and making a canny investment decision.
Poker legend Annie Duke talks to Clare Flynn Levy about the similarities between poker and investment, and why she believes that human decision-making can hold its own against the algorithms in a world of decision-making complexity.
Player psychology and process has always been important important in tennis - but never more so than at this year's US Open. Guest blogger John Quartararo explores the behavioral rituals of some well-known champions and considers what investors can learn from them.
Despite a growing recognition of behavioral alpha, it's clear there are plenty of asset allocators who are still using a traditional framework to identify skilled managers. In the following email exchange, a fund manager challenges this status quo, advocating a new approach which recognises the value of combined human and data-driven decision-making.
Asset allocator, Emmet Maguire III, reflects on how it's become harder to find differentiated equity strategies, and why he's now seeking out managers who can demonstrate they are tackling cognitive bias and finding ways to continuously improve their investment process.
Despite the hype, artificial intelligence is not yet capable of replacing human fund managers altogether. Indeed, a new categorisation of AI - augmented intelligence - is fast becoming the secret weapon of enlightened investors. We review how they're doing it.
Acing those new year resolutions is hard - especially when you're a busy portfolio manager swamped with demands on your time. But don't give up! Clare Flynn Levy, Essentia CEO, reveals her simple, science-based tips for making the new year to come one of positive change.
Incorporating behavioral science into your investment process doesn't have to be difficult. We present five simple techniques to reinforce the scientific rigor of your investment decision-making routine.