Recommendations for books on behavioral finance?

Discussion in 'Psychology' started by erandall38, Feb 12, 2012.

  1. Any books you guys have read on psychology in reference to the markets/traders? Anything worth passing on?
     
  2. xioxxio

    xioxxio



  3. Trading From Your Gut by Curtis Faith. The book is not about psychology perse but combining right brain instinct with left brain smarts...
     
  4. sidm

    sidm

    Thinking Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman
     
  5. smile

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  6. I think OP's question has been misunderstood.

    Re "books on behavioral finance," generally http://amzn.to/zQso2s is the starting point, followed by the writings of Andrei Shleifer, Richard Thaler, Hersh Shefrin.
     
  7. Second that.

    Terrific book from one of the greats/pioneers.
     
  8. Not immediately trading related, but two books that deeply influenced my thinking of how trends in human behavior (and the entire world for that matter) work:

    Ubiquity by Mark Buchanan
    The Tipping Point by Malcolm Gladwell