The problem for hedge funds is that there are now “fewer traders at the poker table to play against”. Photograph: Michael Nagle/Bloomberg

Some high-profile hedge fund managers have thrown in the towel in recent months and, with this shaping up to be a difficult year – hedge funds have su(...)

NYSE traders: Research suggests a strong link between overconfidence and overtrading. Photograph:  Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/Getty Images

Do you understand the basics about money, or are you liable to trip yourself up when it comes to everyday financial matters? Test your financial liter(...)

An intriguing article in the June 2013 issue of the Psychologist journal got me thinking of BF Skinner, an old hero of mine. Skinner is one of the mos(...)

If you and I had been in charge of government and the banks when those guys – you know who I mean – were ruining the economy, it would all have worked(...)