How the financial media uses your greed to get you to read.

Admit it. You hate learning that someone made more money on their investments than you did. We both have a fear of missing out (FOMO) and inherent greed wired into our psyches. Some financial media outlets, like Marketwatch use these emotions to get us to read their stories. They don't really care whether or not the advice they provide is any good, as long as you're reading.