Impressive start and finish to the week gives the bulls and dip buyers the upper hand. As we enter option expiration next week there’s sure to be some names that have heightened volatility and I wouldn’t be surprised if towards the end of the week there’s some profit taking. If I had to pick one day that would most likely be the time to sell some call spreads I’d choose Tuesday. Enjoy the links and your weekend!

  • Bad things seem even worse if people have to live through them again [APA]
  • Thoughts of hopes, opportunities keep people from clinging to failing investments[Science Blog]
  • Brief diversions vastly improve focus [Eurekalert]
  • Eight Lessons from Neuroeconomics for Money Managers [Simoleon Sense]
  • Admitting you are wrong [Trader Habits]
  • Growing a bigger brain with a larger social network [Eide Neurolearning Blog]
  • Why we do what we do: Behavioral economics under attack [Slate]
  • Cerebral Delights [Science News]