- Human behavior is subject to pervasive bias that rational observers would consider to be irrational.
- Such irrational behavior is consistent with how investors often approach the financial markets, which over time can degrade investment returns.
- Therefore, it behooves investors to better understand common behavioral biases when making investment decisions.
- As an example, overconfidence can lead investors to overestimate their ability to beat The Street.
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