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Women are better investors than men

Women are better investor than men.

It’s not an opinion, but a fact borne out by extensive research on the topic.

(Read: "Women are better investors than men. It's a fact! Here’s why…")

In a 2008 study the Hedge Fund Research Organisation found that funds under female management significantly outperformed those managed by men for nine straight years.

Crédit Suisse did a study in 2012 in which they tracked the shares of large corporations worth more than US$10-billion.

Shares of firms with female board members outperformed those of male-only firms by 26 percent.

(Read: "Women - and men who think like them - will rule the future")

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviewed Galileo Capital Personal Financial Advisor Warren Ingram.

Whitfield asked Ingram to explain why women are better investors than men.

Listen to the interview in the audio below (and/or scroll down for quotes from it).

Women save more than men.

Warren Ingram, Galileo Capital Financial Advisor

Women make investments that perform better than men.

Warren Ingram, Galileo Capital Financial Advisor

The results [of studies showing women are better investors] are consistent.

Warren Ingram, Galileo Capital Financial Advisor

Testosterone might be great for hunting, but it’s really bad for investment decisions.

Warren Ingram, Galileo Capital Financial Advisor

Women perform better in groups than they do individually.

Warren Ingram, Galileo Capital Financial Advisor

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