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Nobel winner Richard Thaler changed how we think<br>about human behavior.<p>By David A. Asch, MD and Kevin G. Volpp, MD<p>Stop educating people about what they already know.<p>By Atul Nakhasi and Craig R. Fox<p>Studies show that nudging physicians and patients<br>increases vaccination rates.<p>By Adrian Gore, Peter …

Emerging Technology

Good Timing: Loan Application Defect and Fraud Risk Drops as Home Purchases Take Higher Share of Mortgage Market

With mortgage rates continuing to rise, the financial value of keeping their current low-rate mortgages is likely to increase. The silver lining? …

Finance

10 Friday AM Reads

My welcome to Summer morning train reads: • Ten Ideas to Foster Long-Term Investing (Brandes Institute) • Everything you know about Bitcoin is thanks …

Wall Street

10 Thursday AM Reads

Its the Summer solstice — longest day of the year! Use all that light to enjoy our morning reads: • 5 Exemplary CEO Annual Letters Worth Reading …

Thomas Jefferson

Why Nobel laureate Richard Thaler follows Warren Buffett's advice to avoid bitcoin

While no one can definitively say where the next financial bubble will occur, Nobel Prize-winning economist Richard Thaler says he's avoiding making …

Cryptocurrency

Dr. Raife Giovinazzo Discusses Research on Investors’ Mistakes

Bloomberg Opinion columnist Barry Ritholtz interviews Dr. Raife Giovinazzo of Fuller & Thaler Asset Management, a leader in applied behavioral …

Investing

The Signal and the Noise: Why So Many Predictions Fail--but Some Don't

<b>Bill James</b><p>Projection, prediction, assumption, trepidation, anticipation, expectation, estimation... we wouldn't have 80 words like this in the …

Barnes & Noble

Richard Thaler Says Round Numbers on Yields Means Nothing – Bloomberg

Richard Thaler Says Round Numbers on Yields Means Nothing<p>Richard Thaler Says Round Numbers on Yields Means Nothing<p>Richard Thaler Says Round Numbers …

Economics

Richard Thaler Says Round Numbers on Yields Means Nothing

Nobel Prize winning economist Richard Thaler and Bloomberg View columnist Barry Ritholtz, discuss the markets and the NFL draft. They speak with …

Nobel Prize

Thaler on the Football Draft, Round Numbers

Nobel Prize winning economist Richard Thaler and Bloomberg View columnist Barry Ritholtz, discuss the markets and the NFL draft. They speak with …

Nobel Prize

The Roots of ‘Bubbly’ Recessions

The post The Roots of ‘Bubbly’ Recessions appeared first on The Big Picture.

Economics

Richard Thaler: “Misbehaving: The Making of Behavioral Economics”

Since I am in Chicago, here is an interesting video of Richard Thaler at Google Richard Thaler, co-author of Nudge, will discuss his new book, …

Economics

Mean Reversion In Markets

Mean reversion is the one thing we can eventually rely on to align price with value. It also runs counter to the collective thinking in markets.<p>Mean …

Investing

World's top economists warn US to pull back from triggering global trade war

Dozens of the world’s top economists have called on the US to pull back from a trade war, warning that it will have ruinous consequences for the country and the wider world economy.<p>President Donald Trump’s aluminium and steel tariffs will hurt far more Americans than they will help, Chicago Booth …

Economics

Richard Thaler, Nobel Prize-winning economist, says Wells Fargo is ‘slimy’

The father of nudge theory says Wells Fargo is using “sludge” theory to avoid refunding customers’ money.<p>Behavioral economist Richard Thaler, who won …

Business

Life-hacks, nudges and choice architecture

We all make bad decisions—but that doesn’t mean we make them for no reason. Behavioral economics aims to explain why we act the way we do, in large …

“Bitcoin and Its Sisters” Seem like a Bubble, Says Nobel Prize Winner Richard Thaler

Advertisement<p>Nobel prize-winning economist Richard Thaler recently weighted in on bitcoin and the cryptocurrency ecosystem. Speaking to Portuguese …

Economics

How to save more money in 2018

New year, same sad savings scenario. According to a new Bankrate survey, one-third of households had a major unexpected expense last year costing at least $2,500. Yet only 39 percent of Americans say they would cover even a $1,000 emergency with savings. Look, everyone knows the recipe for …

World News

What You Can Learn from Economist Richard Thaler | Investopedia

The economist Richard Thaler is famous for exploring the consequences that our behavior around money can have on our financial success. Thaler has …

Retirement

This Idea is Brilliant

<b>CONTENTS:</b> author of <i>The God Delusion</i> RICHARD DAWKINS on using animals’ “Genetic Book of the Dead” to reconstruct ecological history; MacArthur Fellow …

Equations

9 Quotes from Nobel-Winning Economist Richard Thaler to Help You Become a Better Investor

This year's Nobel laureate in economics, Richard Thaler, is an expert in how people deviate from rationality in their economic decision-making. Here …

Investing

7 research-backed ways to save more money with less effort

We all know we should save money for retirement and unexpected mishaps like that broken heater in middle of winter. But, like many tasks in our lives, saving for the future is easier said than done.<p>Despite historically low unemployment rates and increasing household income, Americans still aren't …

Richard Thaler

Most Popular MR Posts of 2017

The most popular post on MR for 2017 was my post, Switzerland is Prepared for Civilizational Collapse. Who can tell what will go viral? I suppose …

Nobel Prize

Profiting From Investors’ Mistakes

Raife Giovinazzo is a student of mistakes. He studied with the fathers of behavioral economics—Richard Thaler at the Booth School of Business at the …

University of Chicago

Of course Christmas is inefficient, it's why we love it

Australian economists are even less enamoured of it: 17 per cent agree, and 73 per cent disagree. "Gifts can be useless, but the institution of …

Christmas

Did Stitch Fix Knit Itself Into a Knot?

Stitch Fix is joining the ranks of 2017’s underperforming IPOs, while FedEx soars on a solid holiday quarter.<p><b>Stitch Fix</b> (NASDAQ:SFIX) reported its …

Investing

Chicago's top business stories of 2017

<b>Kentucky passenger dragged off United flight:</b> Airport security officers dragged a passenger off an overcrowded, Louisville, Ky.-bound United regional jet at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport after he refused to give up his seat to a traveling airline employee. Dr. David Dao later settled with …

Business

Attempting to Divine the Biggest Surprises of 2018 - Pt. 2

Welcome back to my 15 Surprises for 2018. Click here to find Surprises Nos. 1 through 5. Here are Surprises Nos. 6 through 10:<p><b>Surprise #6: A</b> …

Stock Markets

4 mental biases that color the way people think about money

Traditional models of economic behavior assume that people will make <i>logical</i> money decisions to achieve the best outcome.<p>But in many real-life situations, people tend to make irrational decisions with money. Consumer behavior that makes people feel <i>happy</i> often does not add up to the best move for …

Critical Thinking