Entries by Lisa Kramer from 11/2011

Losing Sleep Over Stock Markets: It's the Season

| Posted 11.03.2011 | Canada Business

There are profound fundamental economic factors contributing to the recent financial turbulence, but basic human psychology also plays a pivotal role, especially at this time of year. And the upcoming daylight savings time change in Canada and the U.S. may compound the problem.

Anchors Away! Which Way You Physically Lean Affects Your Economic Decisions

| Posted 11.19.2011 | Canada Business

Research suggests that people who lean to the left tend to give lower economic estimates than people who lean to the right. Your body's posture may actually affect the amount you are willing to pay for a consumer good, or even a financial asset!