John Husselbee: Rather a buyer than a seller be?

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John Husselbee: “Selling decisions are often driven by ‘asymmetric allocation of cognitive resources’ – which basically means much of the effort that goes into buying appears to be jettisoned."
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John Husselbee: “Selling decisions are often driven by ‘asymmetric allocation of cognitive resources’ – which basically means much of the effort that goes into buying appears to be jettisoned."

Liontrust's John Husselbee assesses a new piece of research from the US, which suggests that while fund managers often display clear skill when buying stocks, their track record on selling is significantly weaker.

The crux of a new academic report from the US, Selling Fast and Buying Slow, is that buying and selling decisions are driven by different psychological processes. Cutting through the science, buying...

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