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Learning, Sharing, and Teaching => Investor Alley => Topic started by: oldtoyota on October 13, 2013, 04:37:38 PM

Title: Wash Post Says Invest Like a Woman.
Post by: oldtoyota on October 13, 2013, 04:37:38 PM
"Terry Odean, a University of California professor, has studied stock picking by gender for more than two decades. A seven-year study found single female investors outperformed single men by 2.3 percent, female investment groups outperformed male counterparts by 4.6 percent and women overall outperformed by 1.4 percent. Why? The short answer is overconfidence. Men trade more, and the more you trade, typically the more you lose not to mention running up transaction costs."


http://www.washingtonpost.com/business/behavioral-economics-show-that-women-tend-to-make-better-investments-than-men/2013/10/10/5347f40e-2d50-11e3-97a3-ff2758228523_story.html