Siew Hong Teoh

Lee and Seymour Graff Endowed Professor; Professor of Accounting

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Siew Hong Teoh studies how the content, form of presentation and timing of disclosure of accounting information affect firm values, manager and investor behavior and economic welfare. Her current research introduces the visual attention hypothesis: that visuals in firm earnings announcements increase investor attention to earnings news. She and her colleagues find that when visuals attract investor attention to a firm’s earnings announcements on Twitter, investors respond more strongly to the information in valuing the firm

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4 Articles

An illustration of the word trademark etched on a gear Research Brief / Innovation

Tracking Product Trademarks Expands Understanding of Innovation

R&D outlays and patents alone don’t effectively measure corporate creativity

A graphic illustration of the stock market Research Question / Markets

What Limited Attention Does to Efficient Market Theory

Stocks don’t react to news immediately because, well, we’re human

Collage of trademark symbols Research Question / Investing

Underappreciated Investment Edge: Company Trademark Filings

Not part of financial reporting, trademark activity predicts stock returns

Research Brief / Finance

Firms with Pricey Stocks Tend to Swing for the Fences in R&D

An innovative upside to overvalued stocks?