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Market Mind Games

A Radical Psychology of Investing, Trading, and Risk
Auteur(s): Denise Shull
Narrateur(s): Donna Postel
Durée: 7 h et 29 min
4 out of 5 stars (11 évaluations)

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Description

What if the mystery of market crashes stems from a simple but total misunderstanding of our own minds? Could everything we think we know about ourselves - intelligence and rationality versus emotion and irrationality - be wildly off the mark? Simply put: yes.

With these words, Denise Shull introduces her radical - and supremely rational - approach to risk. Her vision stems from the indisputable fact that human beings can't make any decision at all without emotion and that emotion gets the first - and last - word when it comes to our perceptions and judgments.

Shull should know. She started out managing major accounts for IBM and then chose to research unconscious emotional patterns instead of getting her MBA. Next she became a trader and trading desk manager while continuing to study biopsychology.

We are all taught that sidelining our emotions is the best way to make good decisions - Shull declares the converse: Emotions inform us. Attempting to control them actually increases the risks we take. Shull advocates treating feelings as data, and she convincingly argues that doing so eradicates the baffling question that repeats itself in our heads after making a poor investing decision: "What was I thinking?"

Through a series of lectures, Shull logically but engagingly connects emotions, beliefs, and context to our innate reaction to uncertainty and risk (yes, the two are different). In Market Mind Games, she merges more than 20 years of studying risk decisions into a single, astoundingly effective strategy.

A reasonable approach to emotion is the best and only way to win the investing game. The methods Shull details in Market Mind Games shake the foundation of conventional market and decision psychology. And, most important, they work.

©2012 McGraw-Hill (P)2012 McGraw-Hill Education

Ce que les critiques disent

"Denise Shull wants us to get in touch with our feelings, not to beat our bare chests and utter primordial screams. Far from it - her techniques are focused on making more money." ( Financial Times)

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Psychology and Buddhism meet The Real World

The message here really resonated with me. Getting in touch with your feelings - the "negative" ones - is totally key to being able to deal with life's challenges. Hearing Denise apply it and use it with traders was great - if traders, who are stereotypically known as being "guy's guys" can work with this learning then anyone can! I like the acronym RAIN for this practice - Recognize, Acknowledge, Investigate and Nurture. When you're not performing as you'd like follow this practice to feel your feelings and allow them to be. Learn to love them - they aren't the enemy, stuffing them down is! Thanks Denise Shull! #Audible1

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way too wordy....waste of time

way too wordy....waste of time. need to be more concise and get to the point.

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  • Aaron
  • 2018-02-21

Decent content, horrible reading!!

The book was good at discussing and illustrating some of the psychology of trading. The reader droned on and on like a computer! I wanted the content so I suffered through, but did not make for an enjoyable listen. Had there been a good narrator I would have given it between 4 and 5 stars. The reader gets a 0!!!

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  • Tom Maslowski
  • 2017-06-03

Not very practical

I was hoping this book would be more practical. it's not, and therefore I'm disappointed. This book is too academic, and the author tries to convince the reader of her ideas. I did not need to be convinced, I recognized the value in many of her ideas after watching her on YouTube.

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  • Wacko Jacko
  • 2017-06-24

Deep work

Probably the best trading psychology book I've read. It's opened up some emotional contexts deep inside that i have suppressed and has provided tools to work with them.

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  • Juan
  • 2018-08-12

Horrible robotic reading

Its painful listening to this book, i would return it but its not possible, i would rather read it, its like those robotic voices on youtube.

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  • DBO
  • 2018-07-04

Reader sounds like a robot...

The reading is so bad that I couldn't get through chapter 1. Try a different reading of you must.

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  • andmif
  • 2016-05-12

extremely bad reading.

the content of the book is interesting, but the reading quality is bad. this sounds like computer reading transcript. hence 3 stars for performance.

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  • Jared
  • 2019-06-12

Phenomenal, value-packed insight

Denise’s research and the way it’s shared are enormous value-adds for anyone that’s looking for an advantage in any competitive market.

It’s an enormous paradigm shift that is at the edge of neuro-science, connecting dots between our emotional intel and decision making, that are absolutely fascinating to contemplate.

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  • James Ma
  • 2019-06-04

So unenthusiastic. Wasted my time and one credit.

If you enjoy reading academic thesis papers and listen to Siri speaks, you might like it. Not for me.

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  • Josh
  • 2019-04-24

flatout amazing content

narrator was terrible beyond terrible
but if you can put up with the terrible voice the content is flat-out amazing I really enjoyed this book and it really opened up how I think about the markets

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  • JV
  • 2019-04-03

Wonderful!

with my +20 yrs trading experience I can say that this is one of best books any trader can read/listen. Especially liked the part on fractal psychology... THIS IS A MUST READ FOR ANY SERIOUS PROFESSIONAL TRADER!!