SS.912.FL.5.9

Examine why investors should be aware of tendencies that people have that may result in poor choices, which may include avoiding selling assets at a loss because they weigh losses more than they weigh gains and investing in financial assets with which they are familiar, such as their own employer’s stock or domestic rather than international stocks.

Clarifications

Explain why investors may sell stocks that have gained in value, but hold ones that have lost value. Explain why this may not make sense.
Identify an example of why an investor may have a bias toward familiar investments and why this may or may not be a rational decision.
General Information
Subject Area: Social Studies
Grade: 912
Strand: Financial Literacy
Date Adopted or Revised: 04/15
Status: State Board Approved

Related Courses

This benchmark is part of these courses.
2102800: Florida’s Preinternational Baccalaureate Comparative Economics With Financial Literacy (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2022 (current), 2022 and beyond)
2102335: Economics with Financial Literacy (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2018, 2018 - 2022 (current), 2022 and beyond)
2102340: Economics with Financial Literacy for Credit Recovery (Specifically in versions: 2015 - 2018, 2018 - 2022 (current), 2022 and beyond)
2102345: Economics with Financial Literacy Honors (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2018, 2018 - 2022 (current), 2022 and beyond)
2102372: Personal Financial Literacy (Specifically in versions: 2015 - 2018, 2018 - 2019, 2019 - 2022 (current), 2022 and beyond)
2102374: Personal Financial Literacy Honors (Specifically in versions: 2015 - 2018, 2018 - 2019, 2019 - 2022 (current), 2022 and beyond)
1200387: Mathematics for Data and Financial Literacy (Specifically in versions: 2016 - 2022 (current), 2022 and beyond)
7921021: Access Personal Financial Literacy (Specifically in versions: 2019 and beyond (current))

Related Access Points

Alternate version of this benchmark for students with significant cognitive disabilities.
SS.912.FL.5.In.i: Discuss why people may make poor choices when investing.
SS.912.FL.5.Su.i: Identify poor choices people make when investing.
SS.912.FL.5.Pa.i: Recognize people make poor choices when investing.

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