Posted by on Mar 20, 2010 in Articles & Advice, Blog, Featured, Speaking, Tooting Own Horn, Video |

By Jason Zweig | March 20, 2010

Image credit: William Hogarth, “The Laughing Audience,” etching, 1733, National Gallery of Art


In this 16-minute video with Gregory Seals for the CFA Institute, I talk about the loss of trust and the difficult work of restoring it; the pseudo-scientific farce of risk-tolerance questionnaires; and why so many professional investors use behavioral finance as the wrong kind of tool.

Click here to watch the video.




SourceCFA Institute, “Take 15” series


For further reading:

Definitions of BEHAVIORAL ECONOMICS, IRRATIONAL, RISK, SMART MONEY in The Devil’s Financial Dictionary

Your Money and Your Brain

Behavioral Finance: What Good Is It, Anyway?

Will We Ever Again Trust Wall Street?

Trust: Easy to Break, Hard to Repair

Risky Business: The Quiz That Could Steer You Wrong

Fat Tails, Thin Ice

When the Stock Market Plunges…Will You Be Brave or Will You Cave?