Researchers have discovered some interesting things about investors’ perceptions of risk: 1. Fear of loss is exponential. Anxiety increases with the magnitude of the loss. 2. Happiness over a gain decreases as the size of the gain increases. Gaining your first million means much more than gaining a second million. 3. Risk is not symmetrical. Most of us hate losses much more than we love gains.
New Tools-Better Strategies In the past year several new investments have come onto the scene that can add a lot of stability to a portfolio while it is working for you. When we know for sure that the market is going to go up, or even go down, investment decisions become easy. But, in reality, the market usually goes both up and down, sometimes within the