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Learn how to separate fact from fiction about stock market at lecture

March 7, 2019 GMT

Investors can lose their shirts if they don’t know what they’re doing.

Michael Cook will talk about the pitfalls of playing the market on March 13 when he presents “Extraordinary Popular Delusions” at ASU Havasu.

The free lecture is in Santiago 109, 5-6 p.m.

Cook will share a trader’s viewpoint on some common beliefs and misconceptions about the markets that cost people fortunes.

Cook is a graduate of the London School of Economics and holds two postgraduate degrees. Formerly an investment banker and chief strategist at a hedge fund, he is one of only three people ever to win both the stocks and futures divisions of the real-money World Cup Championship of Trading. He has been featured in various books and other publications. Cook has lived in the UK, Alaska, Trinidad and Australia and in his spare time, studies terrorism.