After a year-long writing odyssey, it's with great excitement that I announce the release of my new book, Inside the Investor's Brain. You can purchase the book here: Inside the Investor's Brain: The Power of Mind Over Money (Wiley Trading).
The ability to manage your mind in the markets is necessary for long-term trading and investment success. This book teaches the science of achieving high investment returns through an understanding of the power of mind. Endorsements are here. I won't repeat the publishers's long blurb (here: Inside the Investor's Brain: The Power of Mind Over Money (Wiley Trading)), but below is the table of contents:
PART ONE. FOUNDATIONS: THE INTERSECTION OF MIND AND MONEY.
Chapter 1. Markets on the Mind: The challenge of finding an edge.
Chapter 2. Brain Basics: The building blocks.
Chapter 3. Origins of Mind: Expectations, beliefs, and meaning.
Chapter 4. Neurochemistry: This is your brain on drugs.
PART TWO. FEELINGS AND FINANCES.
Chapter 5. Intuition: The power of listening to your gut.
Chapter 6. Money Emotions: Clouding judgment.
Chapter 7. Joy, Hope, and Greed: Hooked on a feeling.
Chapter 8. Overconfidence and Hubris: Too much of a good thing.
Chapter 9. Anxiety, Fear, and Nervousness: How not to panic.
Chapter 10. Stress and burn-out: Short term pleasure, long term pain.
Chapter 11. Love of Risk: Are you trading or gambling?
Chapter 12. Personality Factors: What are great investors like?
PART THREE. THINKING ABOUT MONEY.
Chapter 13. Making Decisions: The effects of probability, ambiguity, and trust.
Chapter 14. Framing Your Options: Seeing the world in black and white.
Chapter 15. Loss Aversion: Cutting losers short and letting winners run.
Chapter 16. Time Discounting: Why we eat dessert first.
Chapter 17. Herding: Keeping up with the Jones’.
Chapter 18. Charting and data mining: Reading tea leaves.
Chapter 19. Attention and Memory: What’s in a name?
Chapter 20. Age, Sex, and Culture: Risk-taking around the world.
PART FOUR. IN PRACTICE.
Chapter 21. Emotion Management: A balancing act.
Chapter 22. Change Techniques: Going deep.
Chapter 23. Behavioral Finance Investing: Playing the players.
It is my sincere hope that Inside the Investor's Brain will help you achieve investment (and life) success beyond your wildest expectations.