In this series, we suggest worthwhile reading material on a variety of topics, not all of which are directly related to investing. The Big Short: Is the next financial crisis on its way? – The Guardian, November 19, 2016. Steve
Note to readers: In this series, we suggest worthwhile reading material on a variety of topics, not all of which are directly related to investing. Some of the articles are behind pay walls. However, it is often possible to read
Jason Zweig, author of the Wall Street Journal’s Intelligent Investor column, wrote an interesting article regarding confirmation bias for today’s paper. Confirmation bias refers to the tendency of individuals to seek out information that confirms preconceived opinions or ideas. This tendency can exist in all aspects of life but is particularly dangerous when it impacts investment decisions. Read this article for more information and to view a video on confirmation bias.