1. PURPOSE of our free Behavioral-Finance Group / forum
The BF forum explore new - theoretical and practical - approaches of finance, going
beyond the "efficient market hypothesis" shortcomings.
2. TOPICS of our free Behavioral-Finance Group / forum
Here are indicative topics on which members share information and opinions:
General: Behavioral finance / economics - Experimental economics / finance - Individual,
social and evolutionary psychology applied to finance / economy - Adaptable markets
Investors behavior: Irrationality / bounded rationality / decision biases / heuristics - Role
of cognition, attitudes, beliefs, emotions, automatisms. - Reactions to information
Investor types, styles, profiles - Groupthink, mimicry and herding - Marketing of financial
assets (customers' profiles, segmentation, motivations)
Markets behavior: Price / return anomalies, inefficiencies, distortions in distribution curves,
asymmetries, clusters, trends, alternations - Manipulations - Weak / neglected signals
Behavioral assets pricing / risk assessment / stock management
Stock image (vs. volatility / risk premium) - Stock profiling - Extreme risks - Computational
finance / quant analysis - Trading systems / methods - Nonlinear decision systems (using chaos /
dynamical systems, fuzzy / non Aristotelian logic, neural nets...) - BF-related aspects of
(Those topics fit the group's purposes only, of course, when non commercial, and on
condition that the underlying psychological elements are stated)
Administrative behavior : Public choice issues (behavioral public finance...) - Corporate or
managerial behavior / governance,
Are considered improper topics:
* Esoteric "sciences", like astrology, herbal medicine, parapsychology, among others.
* And of course, better to say it again, Commercial spam and BF-unrelated messages.
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