Women Make Better Investors Than Men, but Why?

Women are better wired than men to avoid emotionally driven investing mistakes. This conclusion, by Richard L. Peterson, a psychiatrist who studies the role of emotions in investing decisions, would likely be rejected as ludicrous by the huge male egos on Wall Street. Yet these masters of the universe should know that Peterson's findings aren't based on inference or speculation. Rather, they're supported by neuroscience. Peterson found evidence through a study of thousands of investors that...Full Story
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