Are Women Better Investors Than Men?

Women Smarter in Investment DecisionsSeniorWoman

The Washington Post, October 11, 2013

Is it time for men to have a nice big slice of humble pie?  A new study by a University of California professor is showing that women make more lucrative investment decisions when it comes to the stock market.  Could this be true?  Or is this just another one of the age-old “Anything you can do I can do better” arguments?

Unfortunately for the men, hard facts are a little difficult to dispute.  Over the course of this seven year study, Professor Terry Odean watched over stock picking by gender closely.  Her findings might be surprising to some (We’re talking about you, Warren Buffett!)  According to the study, female investment groups outperformed others by 4.6%, and women in general outperformed their male counterparts by 1.4%.  Read the article at the link listed below to find out more as to why women are

http://www.washingtonpost.com/business/behavioral-economics-show-that-women-tend-to-make-better-investments-than-men/2013/10/10/5347f40e-2d50-11e3-97a3-ff2758228523_story.html

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