Behavioral Finance: Overview

Osama Wagdi

Abstract

In this paper, we tray answer the big question is, what is a behavioral finance? This paper reviews some side in behavioral finance topic: Behavioral Finance Battle, history of behavioral finance, Economic Utility Theory, Prospect Theory, A Behavioral Approach to Efficient Portfolio Formation & Behavioral Portfolio Theory  

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