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Quantity, Quantity, Quantity
1 year ago

Quantity, Quantity, Quantity

By  •  Finance

Most companies tend to underperform after they raise capital. But recent research shows that net financing matters more than the composition of financing.

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Wild Ride
2 years ago

Wild Ride

By  •  Tech Stocks

Why did Stock Prices Fluctuate so Dramatically During the Internet Boom?

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Smooth Sailing
2 years ago

Smooth Sailing

By  •  Accounting

Investors are especially sensitive to cash-flow volatility in firms that rely heavily on external financing. This suggests that cash-flow volatility can directly affect firm investment policy through the cost of capital.

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Home Field Advantage
2 years ago

Home Field Advantage

By  •  Super Bowl

Advertising doesn’t just reach potential customers. It reaches potential investors, who tend to have a home bias – meaning they invest in what they know.

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Experiments In Short Selling
2 years ago

Experiments In Short Selling

By  •  Rethinking SEC Rules

Curbing short sales does indeed alter stock values. When curbs on short selling are removed, the price of overvalued stocks tends to drop. Loosening those rules leads to lower prices, which in turn prompt firms to alter investment and financing choices.

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Long-Term Partners
2 years ago

Long-Term Partners

By  •  Investment Banking

Before we relied on computers and the internet to learn, we based decisions on our fellow primates’ actions, narratives and visual cues. When the decisions are big, it seems our brains are still programmed this way, choosing to chew data over a business lunch in addition to compiling, analyzing and synthesizing it in two dimensions.

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