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A Q&A with Wall Street's Top Psychiatrist on Market Turmoil

By Matthew Craft | Sep 3
When it seems like the stock market has lost its mind, big banks and investment firms often turn to one particular psychiatrist: Richard Peterson, CEO of MarketPsych, a firm that applies research from behavioral science to financial markets.

A Q&A with Wall Street's Top Psychiatrist on Market Turmoil

RETIREMENT | By Matthew Craft | Sep 3
When it seems like the stock market has lost its mind, big banks and investment firms often turn to one particular psychiatrist: Richard Peterson, CEO of MarketPsych, a firm that applies research from behavioral science to financial markets.

Study Shows Spike in Illnesses When Sleep Suffers

INSURANCE | Sep 2
A new study finds people who get less than six hours or less sleep each night are four times more likely to catch the common cold.

You Can't Control Much, But You Can Control Investment Fees

SAVING | By Stan Choe | Sep 2
Although you can't control what happens in Shanghai -- or the fact that troubles in China can drag down stocks here by 10 percent in just over a week -- you do have control over one crucial factor affecting your portfolio: how much you pay in expenses.

Investors are Fleeing Once-Popular Emerging Markets

SAVING | By Bernard Condon, Matthew Craft | Sep 2
If you think investors in U.S. stocks have had it rough, consider the hapless folks who followed Wall Street's advice to buy emerging-market stocks.

Average US Rate on 30-Year Mortgage Drops to 3.84 Pct

REAL ESTATE | Sep 1
Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates dropped this week to their lowest levels since May, in a week marked by turmoil in global markets that was stoked by economic developments in China.