By Jason Zweig | July 15, 2017 9:43pm ET Image credit: Odilon Redon, “L’Oeuf (The Egg),” lithograph, 1885, Museum of Modern Art Here is an early article in which I discussed how to think about the interaction between your human capital (your job and career viewed as an income-producing asset) and your financial capital (stocks,...Read More
Is Your Brain Wired for Wealth?
By Jason Zweig | July 11, 2017 9:31 pm ET Image credit: Pixabay Here is the first article in which I explored in some detail the emerging science of neuroeconomics. It sprang originally from a column I’d written in November 2000. When I discussed that research with the psychologist Daniel Kahneman, he offhandedly mentioned that a conference...Read More
It’s the Little Things That Can Color an Investor’s Outlook
Image Credit: Christophe Vorlet By Jason Zweig | July 7, 2017 8:22 am ET When, after more than eight years of gains, the stock market finally falls instead, your portfolio won’t be glowing green anymore. It will turn red. That might seem trivial and obvious. Showing losses in red ink (or pixels) and gains in green is just an arbitrary...Read More
Small Companies Are Gone, But Should They Be Forgotten?
Image Credit: Christophe Vorlet By Jason Zweig | June 30, 2017 12:36 pm ET How much should you care about the decline in the number of publicly traded companies? The number of stocks has halved over the past two decades, to less than 3,600 from nearly 7,400, with most of the declines coming among the smallest companies. That, I argued...Read More