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herd instinct

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(Psychology) psychol the inborn tendency to associate with others and follow the group's behaviour
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Expectations can have higher impact because it can cause herd behavior change.
Park Nok-sun, a cryptocurrency analyst at NH Investment & Securities, said the herd behavior in South KoreaAaAaAeAcs virtual coin market has rais concerns.
Greater information sharing and transparency could be driving a degree of herd behavior.
2009) say that cattle behavior monitoring data have been used to explore a number of concepts around correlating GPS data and satellite remote-sensing data for improved information about herd behavior as a function of the animals' environment, they have presented a conceptual overview and discussion around combining ground-based sensing and remote-sensing observations within a Wireless Sensor Networks (WSN) to derive improved information about animal behavior in the environment.
An examination of herd behavior in equity markets: An international perspective.
It is important to identify herd behavior early on.
According to Bikhchandani and Sharma[16] investors are showing herd behavior when their decisions are controlled by other investors decisions which means that changes in the investing decisions of investors are influenced by other investors.
Bellwethers serve as an indicator and predictor of herd behavior.
In a situation where you have herd behavior, sometimes transparency and good communications is not the best thing to do," he said.
Greenspan blames an influx of foreign savings, combined with irrational herd behavior, for driving up housing prices and creating the risky financial instruments, such as mortgage-backed securities and their derivative products, that were at the center of the financial collapse.
Maybe not: Lehman Sisters, equally nondiverse, might also have been prone to herd behavior of a different kind.
Crude oil also lost ground amid cross-commodity and equity market herd behavior as momentum trading led to a selloff that sent commodities, such as gold and silver, plunging by record levels," OPEC argued.