When CEO and analyst share a first name, earnings estimates are sharper
Sebastian Edwards brings to life a widely forgotten chapter of U.S. history starring FDR, his no-name economist and the demise of the gold standard
Less sophisticated investors reveal their sentiment in certain trades, and a 20-year study measures it company by company
Including intangible assets in book value vastly improves the strategy’s returns
Research undermines the notion that companies coldly calculate tax avoidance
Research measures the impact of global economic factors on returns
Should tax-collecting agencies keep audit activity secret to discourage cheating?
Researchers’ model could quantify the risks in the growing movement to ease up on Dodd-Frank regulations
Decade-old bank-risk limits may have exacerbated liquidity problems
18% of firms fail to promptly disclose new loan deals
Managers, forced to inform a broader audience, choose not to gather information even for themselves
Stronger financial reporting standards seem to mean more for growth of countries’ credit markets than their stock markets
Henry Friedman’s research finds, surprisingly, that major economic news actually heightens attention paid to company announcements
Examining executive pay tied to revenue growth to identify any correlation
Real-world bond data reveals how the capital positions and liquidity of middlemen affect prices of securities they broker
An innovative upside to overvalued stocks?