Sex hormones may affect stock market

A new study shows testosterone, which drives male aggression and sexual interest, can also prove helpful in finance because traders with high levels were more willing to take a risk. But researchers also say that elevated levels over several days could possibly lead to irrational risk taking.

Researchers based their findings on a study of male financial traders in London.

Read more about this study in the proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Journal.

Copyright © 2024 WLS-TV. All Rights Reserved.