Welcome to the next installment in our series of Joss Financial Group’s EB Investing Insights: Our Own Worst Investing Enemy.

In our last piece, What Has Evidence-Based Investing Done for Me Lately? we wrapped up our conversation about ways to employ stock and bond market factors within a disciplined investment strategy, as well as how to extract the diamonds of promising new evidence-based insights from the larger piles of misinformation. Let’s turn now to another significant factor in investing, ourselves. We are many times our own worst investing enemy. Why is the human factor our enemy? That is the object of several recent studies and an increasing body of academic and scientific research. In short, our own impulsive reactions to market events can easily trump any other market challenges you face.

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EB Investment Series
Evidence Based Investing: Introduction
Part 1: Market Pricing, The Markets, The Prices, and You and Me

Part 2: Market Pricing Continued, The White Noise of Daily Market Pricing

Part 3: Market Pricing Continued, Financial Experts and Other Make Believes

Part 4: An Introduction to Diversification

Part 5: Diversification Continued, Diversifiable Market Risk

Part 6: The Issue of Investing: Diversification continued, The More the Merrier (or Smoother)

Part 7: The Issue of Investing, Factors of Returns, What Drives Market Returns?

Part 8: Factors of Returns Continued, Constituting Evidence-Based Investing

Part 9: Factors of Returns Continued: Return Factors that Impact Your Portfolio

Part 10: Factors of Returns Continued, What has EB Investing Done for me Lately?