RECENT PAST WORK Behavioral Finance Moon Paper This paper proves that the full moon does indeed affect financial activity. Although several papers have been written about the psychology of the full moon from different countries, there has yet to be a substantial amount of meticulous research in analyzing affirmation bias between the United States in contrast to countries who hold robust beliefs on the upcoming appearance of the full moon. This paper analyzes the Dow Jones Industrial Average (INDU), Hang Seng Index (HSI), and Vietnam Ho Chi Minh Index (VN) and discoveries multiple phases of irrational trading behavior, such as affirmation bias, over-confidence, and/or regret avoidance, applying data analysis to support reasoning. The Paradox of the Efficient Market Hypothesis (EMH) This paper delineates the two opposing views that have been debated in finance: are securities appropriately priced for the day, or is there a period that favors the value investor to gain profits on undervalued companies? Can it be possible that there is relevant evidence to support both sides to help the" open-minded" investor? Tesla Motors, Inc (TSLA) Blumeyer is proud to have completed a 47-page paper on Tesla in 2012, despite his undergraduate university disapproval and wanting him to "get a job" (tsk, tsk). It's this paper that helped transform Blumeyer's skills in finance (in addition to him getting multiple interviews, including Tesla)
WORKING PAPERS Behavioral Finance Moon Paper: This paper takes a deeper look into different trends from different demographics to see if a particular demographic during a certain economic situation creates a consistent type of irrational behavior in investor activity. The paper dates range from 2000 to 2020 and focuses on multiple geographic indexes, with emphasis on identifying irrational behavior during times between economic pressure and prosperity.
Behavioral Finance on "Traffic Foreshadowing": Is there a consistent correlation within particular timeframes to anticipate that there will be higher volatility after analyzing traffic after the closing bell?