Understanding Behavioral Bias

Behavioral biases can sometimes cloud our judgment and lead us to make irrational decisions. That’s especially true when it comes to investing. It is impossible to predict what tomorrow will look like, and our perceptual distortions can make a difficult situation – like a down market – even worse. Check out how behavioral biases, such as anchoring, recency bias, and overconfidence can influence you and your investments.

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