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The performance of your stock portfolio can reflect the kind of music you listen to - with happy tunes correlating to higher returns, according to a top UK academic

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement What type of songs you listen to could be reflected in how your stock portfolio performs, as there is evidence of a correlation between the positivity of the music investors listen to and returns, according to Alex Edmans, who is professor of finance at London Business School.
Traditional economic belief is that fundamentals impact markets - but humans aren't automated robots, Edmans told Insider in an interview. Their mood impacts their decision making, and this extends too to their investment decisions that ultimately impact markets.
The base assumption for Edmans'...
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