In The Little Book of Behavioral Investing, expert James Montier takes you through some of the most important behavioral challenges faced by investors. Montier. Nov 12, That’s what James Montier tries to explain in The Little Book of Behavioral Investing. Montier goes through study after study to show why we. Each book offers a unique perspective on investing, allowing the reader to pick and ยท choose from the The Little Book of Behavioral Investing by James Montier .

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All too many investors are unaware of the mentalpitfalls that await them. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. I would advise readers interested in “behavioral” stuff to consult Thaler’s and Shefrin’s books – and to read “Behavioral investing” as a very entertaining introduction to the subject and a collection of fairly interesting investment-research essays. James Montier is an expert in behavioral finance, argues that investors would have a greater chance of spotting the formation of bubbles if they could only brush up on their history and have a greater awareness of human psychology.

Montier doesn’t quite make a smooth transition from research notes to book chapters, but despite that this is an encyclopaedic compendium of topics related to behavioural finance in all its guises. The only book to cover the applications of behaviouralfinance An executive summary for every chapter with key pointshighlighted at the chapter start Information on the key behavioural biases of professionalinvestors, including The seven sins of fund management,Investment myth busting, and The Tao of investing Practical examples showing how using a psychologically inspiredmodel can improve on standard, common practice valuation tools Written by an internationally renowned expert in the field ofbehavioural finance.


This could relate to anything from how they should view risk and minimize the use of forecasts to the opinion that they should become value investors.

This book is unique in combining insights from the fieldof applied psychology with a through understanding of theinvestment problem.

My only objection is that it could have benefited from at least a small amount of editing. Ben Sutter rated it really liked it Sep 14, But I could not get myself to take more than one star off, because behxvioral insights are so important, and the research presented to bolster them is very compelling. There was a problem filtering reviews right now.

The Little Book of Behavioral Investing: How not to be your own worst enemy

Montier is the author of three market-leading books, Behavioral Finance: All too many investors are unaware of the mentalpitfalls that await them. Practical examples showing how using a psychologically inspiredmodel can improve on standard, common practice valuationtools.

Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Sep 12, Thomas C rated it really liked it. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway.

A Cynical Bubble 41 Bubble Echoes: Books by James Montier. Behavioral Finance and Wealth Management: Luka Gubo rated it it was amazing Dec 30, I have long held the view that Montier and Michael Mauboussin at Legg Mason should be locked up in a room, not to be let out until they agree to co- write a book on investments.

James is a regular speaker at both academic and practitioner conferences, and is regarded as the leading authority on applying behavioural finance to investment. Share your thoughts with other customers.


Open Preview See a Problem? High turnover, large portfolios and ST horizons all relate to illusion of control. Please try again later. Permissions Request permission to reuse content from this site. This has been my most recommended book on investing for over 10 years.

When not reading, writing, or speaking, Montier can usually be found swimming with sharks and blowing bubbles at fishes.

Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Don’t have a Kindle? He has been a top-rated strategist in the annual Thomson Reuters Extel survey for the last five years. He is also a visiting fellow at the University of Durham.

James was on the 50 must read analysts list complied by the Business magazine, and was one of the Financial News’ Rising Stars.

Other than these two points, the text is thoroughly enjoyable and convincing to anyone with an interest in behavioral finance.

Behavioural Investing by James Montier

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Nov 30, Cameron Mitchell rated it it was amazing. An investment operation promises safety of capital invseting a satisfactory return. First, many of the chapters are overlapping and share a lot of the same information.

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