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Optimize Your Investment Psychology & Performance: A MarketPsych Intensive

Richard Peterson (Founder and MD of MarketPsych LLC)

Tuesday, June 19, 2012 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM (BST)

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Attendance limited to 25 so personal work will be more productive.

A full-immersion seminar on Applied Trading Psychology to 
accelerate the profitability and performance of portfolio managers, investors, traders, and analysts.  

Dr. Peterson on Wall Street

● BUILD SKILLS:  Integrate Mental Skills of Top Investors 
● PERSONALITY:  Maximize Your Personality Strengths and Identify Vulnerabilities
● BIASES:  Better Management of 5 Key Cognitive Biases
● DISCIPLINE:  Improve Investment Discipline and Risk Management 
● OPTIMAL STYLE:  Find and Stay Consistent with Your Optimal Investing Style 
● CROWD PSYCHOLOGY:  Learn to Recognize 3 Market Opportunities Created by the Psychology of the Crowd
● MARKET MOOD ANALYTICS:  Use Sentiment Analytics - Social media Fear and Optimism metrics - to Improve  Market Timing
● BRAIN BASIS:  Optimize Your Brain for Financial Decisions Using Recent Neurofinance Research on Key Diet, Sleep, and Exercise habits. 

Schedule:   June 19th, 2012

The training will begin at 9am and conclude at 4pm, with a 45 minute break for lunch.
8:45am Registration
9:00am  Top Performing Investors: What Do They Do, And How Can We Do It?
10:00am  Your Investor Personality:  Optimizing Your Trading Style To Who You Are
11:00am  Investor's Mental Biases:  Freeing Yourself from Mental (and Market) Traps
12:15 - 1:00pm   Break for Lunch
1:00pm  Understanding Crowd Psychology:  Where are the Opportunities?
2:00pm  Market Anomalies, Alpha Decay, and Statistical Self-Deception
3:00pm  The Next Generation of Trading Models
Creating (and Sticking To) Your Action Plan 

Thomson Reuters Building, South Colonnade, Canary Wharf, London E14 5EP, United Kingdom 

Contact Information for Questions or Requests:

Your Trainer:
Dr. Peterson has spent his career working at the intersection of mind and markets with the goal of improving the results (and lives) of Investors.  In addition to training and coaching Investors through MarketPsych LLC, Dr. Peterson is a registered investment adviser and was managing director and portfolio manager for the psychology-based asset management firm MarketPsy Capital LLC from 2008-2010 (which beat the S&P500 by 27% with one-third of the volatility using quantitative sentiment-based strategies).  In the educational field he has developed popular financial personality tests, published widely in academic journals and textbooks, and is an associate editor of the Journal of Behavioral Finance.  His book Inside the Investor's Brain (Wiley, 2007) was called "outstanding" and "a seminal text" on investment psychology by Barrons.  His second book MarketPsych:  How to Manage Fear and Build Your Investor Identity (Wiley, 2010) was co-authored with Dr. Frank Murtha.  Both books were named among the "Best Financial Books of the Year" by Kiplingers.  Dr. Peterson's Investing strategies and research are frequently featured in the media including BBC, Financial Times, Wall Street Journal, and CNBC.  Dr. Peterson has cum laude Electrical Engineering (B.S.), Arts (B.A.), and Doctor of Medicine degrees (M.D.) from the University of Texas.  He performed postdoctoral neuroeconomics research at Stanford University, is Board-certified in Psychiatry, and has research affiliations with Stanford University and Claremont Graduate University.  He lives in Los Angeles with his family.

Past Testimonials:

In 2011 MarketPsych’s Trader Training was the highest rated for new employee traders and analysts.

Major Global Investment Bank, New York

Dr. Peterson’s behavioral finance presentation was the highest rated of the annual IMCA behavioral finance conference (2011)

Investment Management Consultants Association (IMCA)

"I got an email today, and I quote, 'Richard's passion makes him almost magnetic...'  We all so enjoyed the discussion last night.”

Diane Schraeder
100 Women in Hedge Funds

"I want to thank you again for a fabulous presentation at our recent Thought Leader Forum. Your ability to combine theory and practice provided a valuable bridge for the participants. Your talk was extremely well received."

Michael Mauboussin 
Chief Investment Strategist
Legg Mason Capital Management

"Very interesting and worthwhile. Dr. Peterson was an excellent speaker and presenter. His content and interactive approach provided for a number of interesting and stimulating sessions."

Sally McCutchan
Director, Research
Legg Mason Asset Management

"Strong breadth and depth of background that was well conveyed."

Dustin Adams
Senior Research Analyst
St. George Bank

"Thought provoking introduction to the concepts of behavioral finance. Can now identify biases and work to correct for the negative and exploit the positive."

Michael Slack 
Director of Research
Legg Mason Asset Management

"A great course on behavioral finance and investment performance."

Denis Donohue 
Head of Equities
SunCorp Investments


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When & Where

S Colonnade
E14 London
United Kingdom

Tuesday, June 19, 2012 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM (BST)

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Richard Peterson (Founder and MD of MarketPsych LLC)

MarketPsych LLC is the world's premiere behavioral finance consultancy. We have worked with the world's top traders, and we have trained over 10,000 investors and financial advisors globally since 2001 using our proprietary tools and techniques - our behavioral toolkit - for improving investment analysis and the trading decision process.  We believe in both the art and the science of trading success, and our analytics team produces the most detailed stock, currency, and commodity sentiment data available.  We have a outperforming (audited) trading track record through MarketPsy Capital LLC, where we traded on sentiment and ranked in the top 1% of hedge funds through the financial crisis and beat the S&P 500 by 27% in our 2 1/4 years of trading.

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