Was glancing through few blogs and found interesting to share why investors lie to themselves written by Barry Ritholtz imagesin his Sunday column.

From the Big chill of 1983

Michael: I don’t know anyone who could get through the day without two or three juicy rationalizations. They’re more important than sex.

Sam: Ah, come on. Nothing’s more important than sex.

Michael: Oh yeah? Ever gone a week without a rationalization?

Self-deception is especially costly when it comes to investing. So let’s consider some of the lies that a lot of you may be telling yourselves and the impact they may have on your portfolios. Continue reading

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