Self-awareness and the Disposition Effect

Self-awareness and the Disposition Effect

We have all heard the expression “cut your losses” whenever it has become evident that we are wasting valuable time and resources on something that is deemed as failing. As logical as this advice may be, not everyone abides by it especially when it comes to financial...
Herding Behavior on Social Trading Platforms

Herding Behavior on Social Trading Platforms

In behavioral finance, herding occurs when traders make the same decisions either by intentionally imitating others, or unintentionally as a result of acting on common information. In recent years, the notion of herding has been capitalized on by brokerage firms and...
Social Trading and the Scopic Regime

Social Trading and the Scopic Regime

In recent years, there has been a growing interest in the role played by social media in the finance industry, mainly due to the vast amount of data collected by social platforms, and the ease with which individuals can communicate and obtain information in real-time....
Welcome to eSocialTrader!

Welcome to eSocialTrader!

eSocialTrader is a financial blog that provides you with up-to-date news and opinions on the fast-growing concept of social trading. Our objective is to widen peoples’ financial horizons and introduce them to a novel concept from which they can potentially benefit. We...