C. Thomas Howard

C. Thomas Howard is the co-founder, CEO, and director of research at AthenaInvest and the architect of the unique methodology that underlies their behavioral investment approach. Building upon the Nobel Prize winning research of Daniel Kahneman, he is a pioneer in the application of behavioral finance for investment management. Dr. Howard is a professor emeritus at the Reiman School of Finance, Daniels College of Business at the University of Denver, where he has taught courses and published articles in the areas of investment management and international finance. He is the author of the book Behavioral Portfolio Management. Dr. Howard holds a BS in mechanical engineering from the University of Idaho, an MS in management science from Oregon State University, and a PhD in finance from the University of Washington.

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C. Thomas Howard Urges Practitioners to “View the Markets as They Are”

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