Cognitive dissonance in the markets

Cognitive dissonance is a psychological condition in which individuals that hold certain beliefs end up acting in a completely contrary manner to them. This is a condition that’s particularly prevalent in the markets. There may often be clear, valid reasoning for selling a certain stock because of a major scandal related to it and yet,…

The Olympic Games and the Financial Markets

The Olympic Games as a game changer There’s a lot of excitement in the air over the Olympic Games. Often, it’s easy for investors to fall prey to thinking that markets will be bullish. Many people, swept by the frenzy caused by gurus and other authorities, think they are safe with any investment. But how true is that? Investors…

Comparison of 5 Trading profiles

Trading profiles form an important part of a trader’s strategy and help shape one’s own decisions. They are vital to the development of a trader’s career, therefore knowing them can be a great advantage. Social Trading Platforms such as Tradeo present the benefit of allowing traders to follow their peers’ orders. Tradeo provides a unique system in which every…