Today everyone is fretting about inflation and the potential for a recession. Trying to decide on the outlook for these macro-economic things can be a distraction.
No doubt some qualities are ‘bred in the bone’. But, it also seems some children learn how to be more confident, to have higher executive control and to be more willing to trust experimenters who offer double treats.
Shielding themselves from the pain of losses by Broad Framing
63 per cent of respondents said the pressure to demonstrate short-term financial performance had increased over the last five years
Reduce or eliminate the pain of the occasional loss by the thought that the policy that left you exposed to it will almost certainly be financially advantageous over the long run
If you don’t know what framing is, it’s a wonder you survived this long. We can defend against misframing when others use it against us. But, as important, we can learn to be alert to our own lack of perspective and reframe our own view of things to our advantage.
Investors always need to be alert for things that make us risk seeking. Risk seeking is bad. Risk seeking is being willing to take a risk even if the chances of success are poor. Risk seeking causes investors to lose money.