Inspired by a lunch with Warren Buffett, here’s how one money manager learned to exploit the true advantages of the individual investor: patience and independence.
Are you drawn to cheap, out-of-favor stocks? Many value investors may have a genetic predisposition to hunt for bargains in the stock market, a new study finds.
If you have a small amount of money invested in a company, you own the stock. But if that stake suddenly grows enormous, the stock can own you.
Neuroscientists are discovering how people use recent experiences to try to guess the next outcome of an essentially random process. Confronted with the unpredictable, the brain refuses to admit defeat.
Trading fees have fallen nearly 90% in recent decades, and the market is actually less volatile than it has been in the past.
A controversial new report says that exchange-traded funds distort the stock market and are behind an escalating number of trading failures. Should investors worry?
Money has poured into Permanent Portfolio, as investors chase returns from its holdings in gold, bonds and other popular assets. The fund’s manager is staying cool.