Depression Can Cause Wall Street Traders to Make Bad Calls

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A new study from the INSEAD international business school found that people suffering from depression tend to make less accurate predictions. "Ironically, the depressed subjects tended to overestimate the likelihood of long-shot results." Well, good thing there's nothing in the market for them to be depressed about. Oh, right. [FINS via Dealbreaker]