Self-study exam based on a thorough understanding of technical and research-based articles on the specific topics of: client and planner attitudes, values, biases and behavioral finance; quantitative investment concepts; asset allocation and portfolio diversification; and investment strategies.
- Analyze the possible explanations for heterogeneity in investor profiles
- Examine how the results of this research study suggest that over-confident investors are more likely to trade more frequently
- Explore the relationships between and among types of investments owned, knowledge characteristics, investor confidence, and help and information sources
- Discover how seeking help from an investment adviser is positively related to the likelihood of owning specific types of investments