Entering text into the input field will update the search result below

Beware Behavioral Bias In New Regime

Jean Boivin, PhD profile picture
Jean Boivin, PhD


  • We highlight the top three behavioral biases to avoid in the new, volatile market regime - and give tips on how investors can try to overcome them.
  • Stocks rallied and yields fell last week after markets concluded the Fed’s pace of rate hikes will slow. We are less sanguine and see a dovish pivot only later.
  • We are watching this week’s U.S. jobs report for any signs production capacity is on the mend. The labor shortage is a key production constraint.

Currency trader on video call from his home office

Alistair Berg


Last week’s rate hike by the Fed is another sign that we have entered a new regime and more market volatility may lay ahead.

Avoiding investor bias in an era of volatility

We think that warrants


This article was written by

Jean Boivin, PhD profile picture
Jean Boivin, PhD, is head of economic and markets research at the Blackrock Investment Institute. Prior to joining BlackRock, Dr. Boivin served as deputy governor of the Bank of Canada and as Finance Canada’s associate deputy minister and G7/G20 deputy. He has taught at Columbia Business School and HEC Montreal. He writes about the global economy, global markets and policy.

Recommended For You

Comments (2)

/inertia bias/ == /investors not generating churn fees/ FIFY
started reading this with a pre-conceived "here is another psychological mumbo jumbo that I can use for jokes" but 20 seconds after the summary realized what gripping reading it is and useful too. Apologies and thanks for this article
Disagree with this article? Submit your own. To report a factual error in this article, . Your feedback matters to us!

Related Stocks

SymbolLast Price% Chg
LeaderShares® Activist Leaders® ETF
First Trust Active Factor Mid Cap ETF
First Trust Active Factor Small Cap ETF
Emles Made in America ETF
ARK Innovation ETF

Related Analysis

To ensure this doesn’t happen in the future, please enable Javascript and cookies in your browser.
Is this happening to you frequently? Please report it on our feedback forum.
If you have an ad-blocker enabled you may be blocked from proceeding. Please disable your ad-blocker and refresh.