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Hormones 'may fuel market crises'

Discussion in 'Shares' started by Simon Hampel, 15th Apr, 2008.

  1. Simon Hampel

    Simon Hampel Co-founder Staff Member

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    BBC NEWS | Health | Hormones 'may fuel market crises'

     
  2. seaview

    seaview Well-Known Member

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    I wonder if that is why there are so few female traders - we just don't have what it takes (i.e. gonads)
     
  3. Mark Laszczuk

    Mark Laszczuk Well-Known Member

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    That's the most ridiculous thing I've ever read in my life.

    Mark
     
  4. AsxBroker

    AsxBroker Well-Known Member

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    Hi everyone,

    I subscribe to the Fear and Greed idea.

    When people see the market go up (media) and hear about their friends making money they want to do it to. (Greed).

    When people see the market go down they are scared and flip out. (Fear).

    The only factor is how greedy are they vs how fearing are they?

    Cheers,

    Dan
     
  5. Simon Hampel

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    Here's the ABC's take on it:

    The World Today - Hormone levels linked to financial market performance

     
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