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The 7 Deadly Sins of Investors


Michael M. Dowling


Dublin City University Business School

Brian M. Lucey


Trinity College, Dublin - School of Business; Trinity College (Dublin) - Institute for International Integration Studies (IIIS); Glasgow Caledonian University - Division of Accounting & Finance; University of Ljubljana - Faculty of Economics

October 2006

Institute for International Integration Studies (IIIS) Paper

Abstract:     
This short note examines common failures of individual equity investors via the metaphor of the 7 deadly sins of Christian theology. The note appeared in 7 parts in the Sunday Independent, the largest selling newspaper in Ireland, in the April-May 2006 period.

Number of Pages in PDF File: 6

Keywords: investing

JEL Classification: A13, G11, H31

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Date posted: October 18, 2006  

Suggested Citation

Dowling, Michael M. and Lucey, Brian M., The 7 Deadly Sins of Investors (October 2006). Institute for International Integration Studies (IIIS) Paper. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=938449 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.938449

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Michael M. Dowling
Dublin City University Business School ( email )
Dublin 9
Ireland
Brian M. Lucey (Contact Author)
Trinity College, Dublin - School of Business ( email )
The Sutherland Centre, Level 6, Arts Building
Dublin 2
Ireland
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+353 1 679 9503 (Fax)
Trinity College (Dublin) - Institute for International Integration Studies (IIIS) ( email )
The Sutherland Centre, Level 6, Arts Building
Trinity College
Dublin 2
Ireland
Glasgow Caledonian University - Division of Accounting & Finance ( email )
Scotland
United Kingdom
University of Ljubljana - Faculty of Economics ( email )
Kardeljeva ploscad 17
Ljubljana, 1000
Slovenia
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