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Scholars Day: April 15, 2009

Market Psychology: What Really Drives Markets

Today’s financial market place is the topic of choice for everyone from barbers to professional investors to “average Joe” citizen. This paper will to analyze why markets behave the way they do, if certain obstacles can be avoided, and if we are bound to succumb to the same cycles over and over again? The psychological nature of humans is the vantage point of view that this paper will delve into the most as it is multi-faceted and under chartered territory. Humans have many observable shortcomings and these can have large implications to many if these shortcomings manifest themselves in global financial epicenters.

Presenter: Keith Povitch (Undergraduate Student)
Topic: Business
Location: 122 Hartwell
Time: 1:15 pm (Session III)