Archive for October, 2008

Capital Markets Recap – Time to Fear

Tuesday, October 7th, 2008

No, no, no, that’s not what I mean. I wanted to take a moment to highlight why what one should fear is fear. One of the best books I’ve read in the last couple of years is, Inside the Investor’s Brain; The Power of Mind Over Money, by Richard Peterson, M.D. He also writes a blog and I thought I would share with you his posting of this morning. The underlining is mine. You can read more at his, but here are the highlights of his most recent posting. In his book he goes into the physiological aspect of emotions, and this posting is no different. (In case this e-mail doesn’t come across as well at your end, I’m enclosing the excerpt in asterisks.