The Mind Games Investors Lose
The easiest way for mutual fund investors to gauge the performance of their investments is to pull up trailing- or calendar-year returns from a website like Morningstar.com. With a few clicks, they can see how a given fund did on an absolute basis and when compared with its peers and an appropriate benchmark.
Rekenthaler, John, "The Mind Games Investors Lose" (2016). In the News. 1535.