Fundamentals of Investing

Loss aversion, 'FoMo', anxiety and mistiming

Loss aversion, 'FoMo', anxiety and mistiming

In his paper contributed to the Portfolio Construction Forum, Douglas Isles, Investment Specialist at Platinum, discusses four common behavioural problems that make the journey of investing particularly challenging for investors. An understanding of each of these can help address some of the barriers that prevent investors from staying the course and meeting their retirement goals.

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