CNN Video: Some people are hard-wired to make risky investment



People with "anxious" version of serotonin transporter gene 5-HTTLPR invested 28% less money in risky investments.

People with the high risk-taking version of the dopamine gene DRD4 invested about 25 percent more in risky investments.

References:
Risky business. CNN.
No stomach for market turmoil? Thank your genes. Reuters.
Is risk taking in our genes? CNN.

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