publication . Article . 2018

Studying the Effect of Investors’ Personality on their Business Behavior and Investment Performance: Evidences of Tehran Stock Exchange

Naser Jamshidi; hasan ghalibaf asl;
Open Access Persian
  • Published: 01 Mar 2018 Journal: تحقیقات مالی, volume 20, issue 1, pages 75-90 (issn: 1024-8153, eissn: 2423-5377, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: University of Tehran
Abstract
<strong>Objective</strong><strong>:</strong> To date, the main source of inspiration for behavioral finance scholars has been cognitive psychology. This study builds on this tradition by merging in insights from yet another psychological sub-discipline: personality psychology. We argue that a human being’s personality is a key determinant of his/her behavior and performance. We illustrate, for a subset of five personality traits (locus of control, maximizing tendency, self-monitoring, sensation seeking and type-A/B behavior), how this logic can be applied in the context of the study of traders’ behavior and performance. <strong>Methods</strong><strong>:</strong>...
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free text keywords: personality, investor behavior, investor performance, portfolio diversification, trading frequency, lcsh:Finance, lcsh:HG1-9999
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