Why women make better investors than men

Research shows men need to temper their tendency towards overconfidence when it comes to investing.

Ask a roomful of people if they think they are above-average drivers, and most will raise their hands. 86% of Harvard students say they are better looking than their classmates, and 68% of lawyers believe their sides will win1. Mathematically of course, it's impossible for more than half of any population to be above-average yet for as long as psychologists have been exploring human nature people have rated their own abilities above average on almost every desirable trait...

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