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Richard Peterson MarketPsych CEO

Richard Peterson MarketPsych CEO


Richard Peterson is CEO of MarketPsych which produces sentiment and thematic analytics on financial text including real-time news, social media, and transcripts. MarketPsych’s data and NLP-as-a-Service is utilized by hedge funds, banks, media, and governments in 25+ countries and is used in over 100 academic papers. Dr. Peterson is the author of “Inside the Investor’s Brain” (Wiley, 2007) and “Trading on Sentiment” (Wiley, 2016). He is a trained psychiatrist, an award-winning financial writer, and serves as an associate editor of the Journal of Behavioral Finance. He lives in California with his family.

Published research from Dr Peterson:


Chapter 21: Neurofinance

Investor Behavior: The Psychology of Financial Planning and Investing. H. Kent Baker and Victor Ricciardi, editors, 381-401, Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2014

Posted: 31 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 10 May 2014

Richard L. Peterson

Market Psychology Consulting


Distributed Neural Representation of Expected Value

Journal of Neuroscience, Vol. 25, pp. 4806-4812, May 11, 2005

Posted: 21 May 2005

Brian KnutsonJonathan E. TaylorMatthew Kaufman, Richard L. Peterson and Gary H. Glover

Stanford University – Department of Psychology, Stanford University, Stanford University, Market Psychology Consulting and Stanford University

Cornell Financial Engineering Manhattan 2024 Future of Finance Conference

Full Conference Agenda

Richard Peterson MarketPsych CEO