Apr 17, 2013 The flurry of budget deficit reduction talks we've heard in the past three years was based on faulty research--an Excel spreadsheet mistake.
Apr 16, 2013 A computer glitch and an Excel mistake each made today's news.
Apr 16, 2013 Raj Chetty just won the John Bates Clark Medal for economists under the age of 40. We walk with him through one of his experiments that shed light on how people make economic decisions.
Mar 28, 2013 Buy high and sell low is a sad truth for a reason. Time and again we let panic or euphoria drive our actions in the market and wind up making big, expensive mistakes.
Mar 29, 2013 The disposition effect says investors tend to "sell the winners, and hold onto the losers" for purely emotional reasons. One behavioral economist fell for the classic investment mistake.
Mar 13, 2013 The Dow broke another record yesterday and is now on its longest record-breaking streak -- six days -- since 1998. And while that sounds great, one man is not happy.
Mar 8, 2013 This week, the Dow hit a record high. So what does that mean for investors?
Feb 22, 2013 Ever wondered how much you could get for your diamond ring? Not nearly what you paid for it.
Feb 15, 2013 An economics professor at Yale has found the way a speaker uses the future tense can affect their likelihood of saving.