Handbook of Investors  Behavior during Financial Crises Book

Handbook of Investors Behavior during Financial Crises


  • Author : Fotini Economou
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2017-06-24
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 514
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128112533

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Handbook of Investors Behavior during Financial Crises Excerpt :

The Handbook of Investors' Behavior during Financial Crises provides fundamental information about investor behavior during turbulent periods, such the 2000 dot com crash and the 2008 global financial crisis. Contributors share the same behavioral finance tools and techniques while analyzing behaviors across a variety of market structures and asset classes. The volume provides novel insights about the influence and effects of regional differences in market design. Its distinctive approach to studies of financial crises is of key importance in our contemporary financial landscape, even more so since the accelerated process of globalization has rendered the outbreak of financial crises internationally more commonplace compared to previous decades. Encompasses empirical, quantitative and regulation-motivated studies Includes information about retail and institutional investor behavior Analyzes optimal financial structures for the development and growth of specific regional economies

Handbook of Research on Behavioral Finance and Investment Strategies  Decision Making in the Financial Industry Book

Handbook of Research on Behavioral Finance and Investment Strategies Decision Making in the Financial Industry


  • Author : Copur, Zeynep
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release Date : 2015-01-31
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 525
  • ISBN 10 : 9781466674851

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Handbook of Research on Behavioral Finance and Investment Strategies Decision Making in the Financial Industry Excerpt :

In an ever-changing economy, market specialists strive to find new ways to evaluate the risks and potential reward of economic ventures by assessing the importance of human reaction during the economic planning process. The Handbook of Research on Behavioral Finance and Investment Strategies: Decision Making in the Financial Industry presents an interdisciplinary, comparative, and competitive analysis of the thought processes and planning necessary for individual and corporate economic management. This publication is an essential reference source for professionals, practitioners, and managers working in the field of finance, as well as researchers and academicians interested in an interdisciplinary approach to combine financial management, sociology, and psychology.

Handbook of Behavioral Finance Book

Handbook of Behavioral Finance


  • Author : Brian Bruce
  • Publisher : Edward Elgar Pub
  • Release Date : 2012-07-01
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 435
  • ISBN 10 : 0857930915

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'The Handbook of Behavioral Finance is a comprehensive source of cutting-edge research on recent developments in behavioral finance.' – Long Range Planning 'As suits the jointly academic and practitioner audience, the technical level is low without being facile. (The Handbook would be a suitable reference for a senior undergraduate or master's level class in behavioral finance). Most chapters present simple econometric modelling of experimental, survey or revealed preference data. . . chapters are concise, coherent and clearly written.' – Susan Thorp, Journal of Pension Economics and Finance 'This book does an excellent job of presenting empirical evidence as to the role of selected psychological attributes on key investment behaviors and it should be valuable to investment professionals as a handbook. Professor Bruce has selected readings that clearly show that investors are more than logic machines. They have evolved brains which makes them susceptible to context and culture. The book wisely avoids making generalizations about a new behavioral financial paradigm which at this time is only in the early stages of development.' – Robert A. Olsen, California State University, Chico, US 'The breadth and depth of Professor Bruce's knowledge of behavioral finance and its implications for, and applicability to, all facets of investment decisions makes him as qualified as anyone I know to produce this Handbook. Those who absorb the insights and knowledge that this Handbook offers will prosper. But without it, they will dull their competitive edge both as investors and as educators. I am actually jealous I did not produce this Handbook myself!' – Arnold S. Wood, Martingale Asset Management, US The Handbook of Behavioral Finance is a comprehensive, topical and concise source of cutting-edge research on recent developments in behavioral finance. The Handbook is divided into three areas of interest. The first – Behavioral Biases – includes discussions on herding in

Research Handbook of Finance and Sustainability Book

Research Handbook of Finance and Sustainability


  • Author : Sabri Boubaker
  • Publisher : Edward Elgar Publishing
  • Release Date : 2019-09-02
  • Genre: Business enterprises
  • Pages : 680
  • ISBN 10 : 1789909279

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Sustainability is now an essential objective for all organizations, enabling them to resist adverse shocks and thrive in a disruptive world. This Research Handbook provides expert coverage and practical tips on a wide array of pertinent issues related to current finance and sustainability research.Comprising 31 chapters written by over 60 eminent experts, this Research Handbook provides readers with the latest ideas and propositions regarding finance and sustainability. This includes the significance of corporate social responsibility, environmental and entrepreneurial finance, crowdsourcing, governance and fraud. Despite ethical business practices and corporate social responsibility rules being adopted in various countries, the contributors demonstrate that further efforts are needed to motivate and empower actors to integrate ethical behavior into all business and managerial decisions. Multidisciplinary in reach, this comprehensive Research Handbook features forward-thinking academic and professional literature on corporate social responsibility, sustainability and finance for post-graduate students, researchers and practitioners to explore the forthcoming paths for research.

Handbook of Frontier Markets Book

Handbook of Frontier Markets


  • Author : Panagiotis Andrikopoulos
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2016-08-05
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128038406

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Handbook of Frontier Markets Excerpt :

Handbook of Frontier Markets: The European and African Evidence provides novel insights from academic perspectives about the behavior of investors and prices in several frontier markets. It explores finance issues usually reserved for developed and emerging markets in order to gauge whether these issues are relevant and how they manifest themselves in frontier markets. Frontier markets have now become a popular investment class among institutional investors internationally, with major financial services providers establishing index-benchmarks for this market-category. The anticipation for frontier markets is optimistic uncertainty, and many people believe that, given their growth rates, these markets will be economic success stories. Irrespective of their degrees of success, The Handbook of Frontier Markets can help ensure that the increasing international investment diverted to them will aid in their greater integration within the global financial system. Presents topics in the context of frontier markets and uses tests based on established methodologies from finance research Draws from authors who are established university academics Pays particular attention to financial institutions and applications of financial risk models Explores finance issues usually reserved for developed and emerging markets in order to gauge whether these issues are relevant and how they manifest themselves in frontier markets

The Future of Finance Book

The Future of Finance


  • Author : Moorad Choudhry
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2010-11-02
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 53
  • ISBN 10 : 9780470572290

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New banking and investment business models to navigate the post-financial crisis environment The financial crisis of 2007-2008 has discredited business models in the banking and fund management industries. In The Future of Finance, Moorad Choudhry and Gino Landuyt argue that banks must realign their business models, implying a lower return-on-equity; diversifying their funding sources; and increasing liquidity reserves. On the investment side, the authors discuss how diversification did not reduce risk, but rather amplified it, and failed to stabilize returns. The authors conclude that the clear lesson from the crisis is to know one's risk. A lesson that is best served by concentrating on assets and sectors that you understand. Examines the weaknesses in the business models of many institutions, as well as the theoretical foundation for professionals in the field of finance Identifies the shortcomings of Modern Portfolio Theory Addresses how investment managers can find new strategies for creating "alpha" and why they need to re-vamp their fee structures Filled with in-depth insights and practical advice, The Future of Finance will provide bankers and investment managers with a guide to realigning their businesses in order to prosper in the post-crisis financial markets.

Behavioral Finance  The Second Generation Book

Behavioral Finance The Second Generation


  • Author : Meir Statman
  • Publisher : CFA Institute Research Foundation
  • Release Date : 2019-12-02
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 246
  • ISBN 10 : 9781944960865

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Behavioral finance presented in this book is the second-generation of behavioral finance. The first generation, starting in the early 1980s, largely accepted standard finance’s notion of people’s wants as “rational” wants—restricted to the utilitarian benefits of high returns and low risk. That first generation commonly described people as “irrational”—succumbing to cognitive and emotional errors and misled on their way to their rational wants. The second generation describes people as normal. It begins by acknowledging the full range of people’s normal wants and their benefits—utilitarian, expressive, and emotional—distinguishes normal wants from errors, and offers guidance on using shortcuts and avoiding errors on the way to satisfying normal wants. People’s normal wants include financial security, nurturing children and families, gaining high social status, and staying true to values. People’s normal wants, even more than their cognitive and emotional shortcuts and errors, underlie answers to important questions of finance, including saving and spending, portfolio construction, asset pricing, and market efficiency.

Regulating Competition in Stock Markets Book

Regulating Competition in Stock Markets


  • Author : Lawrence R. Klein
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2012-04-25
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 329
  • ISBN 10 : 9781118236864

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A guide to curbing monopoly power in stock markets Engaging and informative, Regulating Competition in Stock Markets skillfully analyzes the impact of the recent global financial crisis on health and happiness, and uses this opportunity to put regulatory systems in perspective. Happiness is lost because of emotional and physical health deterioration resulting from the crisis. Therefore, the authors conclude that financial crisis prevention should be the focus of public policy. This book is the most comprehensive study so far on potential risks to the stock market, especially various forms of market manipulation that lead to mania and eventual crisis. Based on litigation cases from international stock markets, and borrowing multidisciplinary findings in the fields of finance, economics, accounting, media studies, criminology, legal studies, psychology, and medicine, this book is the first to provide thorough micro-level regulatory proposals rooted in financial reality. By focusing on securities trading, they apply antitrust measures to limiting monopolistic power that is used for the manipulation of investors' perception and monopolistic profit. These proposals are quantifiable, adjustable, inexpensive, and can be easily implemented by any securities regulating agency for real-time oversight and daily operations. The recommendations found here are intended to improve the fairness and transparency of the financial markets, thereby perfecting the market competition, protecting investors, stabilizing the market, and preventing crises Explores how avoiding crises can to contribute to a more scientific, health aware, and civilized economic and social development Written by a team of authors who have extensive experience in this dynamic field, including Nobel Laureate Lawrence R. Klein Since the founding of the first, organized stock exchange in Amsterdam 400 years ago, no systematic economic research results on stock markets have been implemented in stock market regulatio

Applied Asset and Risk Management Book

Applied Asset and Risk Management


  • Author : Marcus Schulmerich
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2016-09-10
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 476
  • ISBN 10 : 3662525755

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Applied Asset and Risk Management Excerpt :

This book is a guide to asset and risk management from a practical point of view. It is centered around two questions triggered by the global events on the stock markets since the middle of the last decade: - Why do crashes happen when in theory they should not? - How do investors deal with such crises in terms of their risk measurement and management and as a consequence, what are the implications for the chosen investment strategies? The book presents and discusses two different approaches to finance and investing, i.e., modern portfolio theory and behavioral finance, and provides an overview of stock market anomalies and historical crashes. It is intended to serve as a comprehensive introduction to asset and risk management for bachelor’s and master’s students in this field as well as for young professionals in the asset management industry. A key part of this book is the exercises to further demonstrate the concepts presented with examples and a step-by-step business case. An Excel file with the calculations and solutions for all 17 examples as well as all business case calculations can be downloaded at extras.springer.com.

Financial Crises Explanations  Types  and Implications Book

Financial Crises Explanations Types and Implications


  • Author : Mr.Stijn Claessens
  • Publisher : International Monetary Fund
  • Release Date : 2013-01-30
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 66
  • ISBN 10 : 9781475561005

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This paper reviews the literature on financial crises focusing on three specific aspects. First, what are the main factors explaining financial crises? Since many theories on the sources of financial crises highlight the importance of sharp fluctuations in asset and credit markets, the paper briefly reviews theoretical and empirical studies on developments in these markets around financial crises. Second, what are the major types of financial crises? The paper focuses on the main theoretical and empirical explanations of four types of financial crises—currency crises, sudden stops, debt crises, and banking crises—and presents a survey of the literature that attempts to identify these episodes. Third, what are the real and financial sector implications of crises? The paper briefly reviews the short- and medium-run implications of crises for the real economy and financial sector. It concludes with a summary of the main lessons from the literature and future research directions.

Handbook on Systemic Risk Book

Handbook on Systemic Risk


  • Author : Jean-Pierre Fouque
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2013-05-23
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 993
  • ISBN 10 : 9781107023437

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Handbook on Systemic Risk Excerpt :

Experts in the field provide an introduction to the multifaceted aspects of this critically important topic.

Socially Responsible Finance and Investing Book

Socially Responsible Finance and Investing


  • Author : H. Kent Baker
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2012-10-09
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 528
  • ISBN 10 : 9781118100097

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A detailed look at the role of social responsibility in finance and investing The concept of socially responsible finance and investing continues to grow, especially in the wake of one of the most devastating financial crises in history. This includes responsibility from the corporate side (corporate social responsibility) as well as the investor side (socially responsible investing) of the capital markets. Filled with in-depth insights and practical advice, Socially Responsible Finance and Investing offers an important basis of knowledge regarding both the theory and practice of this ever-evolving area of finance. As part of the Robert W. Kolb Series in Finance, this book showcases contributed chapters from professionals and academics with extensive expertise on this particular subject. It provides a comprehensive view of socially responsible foundations and their applications to finance and investing as determined by the current state of research. Discusses many important issues associated with socially responsible finance and investing, like moral hazard and the concept of "too big to fail" Contains contributed chapters from numerous thought-leaders in the field of finance Presents comprehensive coverage starting with the basics and bringing you through to cutting-edge, current theory and practice Now more than ever, we need to be mindful of the social responsibilities of all investment practices. The recent financial crisis and recession has changed the financial landscape for years to come and Socially Responsible Finance and Investing is a timely guide to help us navigate this difficult terrain.

Trading on Sentiment Book

Trading on Sentiment


  • Author : Richard L. Peterson
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2016-03-21
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 368
  • ISBN 10 : 9781119122760

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In his debut book on trading psychology, Inside the Investor’s Brain, Rich­ard Peterson demonstrated how managing emotions helps top investors outperform. Now, in Trading on Sentiment, he takes you inside the science of crowd psychol­ogy and demonstrates that not only do price patterns exist, but the most predictable ones are rooted in our shared human nature. Peterson’s team developed text analysis engines to mine data - topics, beliefs, and emotions - from social media. Based on that data, they put together a market-neutral social media-based hedge fund that beat the S&P 500 by more than twenty-four percent—through the 2008 financial crisis. In this groundbreaking guide, he shows you how they did it and why it worked. Applying algorithms to so­cial media data opened up an unprecedented world of insight into the elusive patterns of investor sentiment driving repeating market moves. Inside, you gain a privi­leged look at the media content that moves investors, along with time-tested techniques to make the smart moves—even when it doesn’t feel right. This book digs underneath technicals and fundamentals to explain the primary mover of market prices - the global information flow and how investors react to it. It provides the expert guidance you need to develop a competitive edge, manage risk, and overcome our sometimes-flawed human nature. Learn how traders are using sentiment analysis and statistical tools to extract value from media data in order to: Foresee important price moves using an understanding of how investors process news. Make more profitable investment decisions by identifying when prices are trending, when trends are turning, and when sharp market moves are likely to reverse. Use media sentiment to improve value and momentum investing returns. Avoid the pitfalls of unique price patterns found in commodities, currencies, and during speculative bubbles Trading on Sentiment deepens your understanding of markets and supplies you with the tools

Routledge Handbook of Financial Technology and Law Book

Routledge Handbook of Financial Technology and Law


  • Author : Iris H-Y Chiu
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2021-04-30
  • Genre: Law
  • Pages : 486
  • ISBN 10 : 9781000364668

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Routledge Handbook of Financial Technology and Law Excerpt :

Financial technology is rapidly changing and shaping financial services and markets. These changes are considered making the future of finance a digital one.This Handbook analyses developments in the financial services, products and markets that are being reshaped by technologically driven changes with a view to their policy, regulatory, supervisory and other legal implications. The Handbook aims to illustrate the crucial role the law has to play in tackling the revolutionary developments in the financial sector by offering a framework of legally enforceable principles and values in which such innovations might take place without threatening the acquis of financial markets law and more generally the rule of law and basic human rights. With contributions from international leading experts, topics will include: Policy, High-level Principles, Trends and Perspectives Fintech and Lending Fintech and Payment Services Fintech, Investment and Insurance Services Fintech, Financial Inclusion and Sustainable Finance Cryptocurrencies and Cryptoassets Markets and Trading Regtech and Suptech This Handbook will be of great relevance for practitioners and students alike, and a first reference point for academics researching in the fields of banking and financial markets law.

Financial Behavior Book

Financial Behavior


  • Author : H. Kent Baker
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2017-05-02
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 608
  • ISBN 10 : 9780190270018

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Financial Behavior: Players, Services, Products, and Markets provides a synthesis of the theoretical and empirical literature on the financial behavior of major stakeholders, financial services, investment products, and financial markets. The book offers a different way of looking at financial and emotional well-being and processing beliefs, emotions, and behaviors related to money. The book provides important insights about cognitive and emotional biases that influence various financial decision-makers, services, products, and markets. With diverse concepts and topics, the book brings together noted scholars and practitioners so readers can gain an in-depth understanding about this topic from experts from around the world. In today's financial setting, the discipline of behavioral finance is an ever-changing area that continues to evolve at a rapid pace. This book takes readers through the core topics and issues as well as the latest trends, cutting-edge research developments, and real-world situations. Additionally, discussion of research on various cognitive and emotional issues is covered throughout the book. Thus, this volume covers a breadth of content from theoretical to practical, while attempting to offer a useful balance of detailed and user-friendly coverage. Those interested in a broad survey will benefit as will those searching for more in-depth presentations of specific areas within this field of study. As the seventh book in the Financial Markets and Investment Series, Financial Behavior: Players, Services, Products, and Markets offers a fresh looks at the fascinating area of financial behavior.