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Worried about wife's spending habits with impending lump sum

My wife of 18 years has a problem with money. She has stolen from banks using my identity, falsified documents to get cars, and has been to prison over it. I pay for everything and give her ...
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Dalbar: How can the average investor lose money?

Dalbar publishes the Quantitative Analysis of Investor Behavior (QAIB) annually. In it, several claims are made, the most common of which is that the average investor consistently under-performs the ...
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Why haven't there been personal finance apps or softwares that use regression modeling or A.I.?

Why is there no personal finance software that use back-data with A.I. or regression modeling to make suggestions or to build plans?
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What caused gold to lose a third of its value during the year 2013 to 2014? [closed]

I've noticed that the ounce of gold lost a third of its value starting at $1700 to $1200 during 2013 and I would like to understand what caused such thing, if possible.
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optimal OTM option

Lets say ABC is at 200. If I expect that ABC will be 180 by December, and I can only purchase 1 put option, what would be the most OPTIMAL put option to purchase? This is a question I've had - im ...
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Why does the stock market consistently overreact to the business cycle?

It's been shown time and time again (e.g. in Stocks for the Long Run) that the most profitable time to buy stocks is when sentiment is poor and that stocks usually recover very quickly at the end of a ...
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Are stock prices purely (or mostly) only based on human action?

Are stocks directly proportional to supply and demand? If they are, would this mean that stock prices completely depend on HOW the public FEELS/THINKS about the stock instead of what it is actually ...