CFO Diaries: The Inside Skinny on Earnings Manipulations

The Misrepresentation of Earnings Dichev, Graham, Harvey, and Rajgopal A version of the paper can be found here. Want a summary of academic papers with alpha? Check out our free Academic Alpha Database! Abstract: We ask nearly 400 CFOs about the definition and drivers of earnings quality, with a special emphasis on the prevalence and detection of earnings misrepresentation. CFOs believe that ...

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The Golfer’s Dilemma: A Case for Systematic Decision-Making

Many of you may know that golfers often fall victim to mental “distractions” that severely inhibit the quality of their game.  However, those “distractions” also translate to the marketplace–where innate biases hinder our judgment when choosing investments. Every amateur golfer knows the frustration of trying to fix their game in the midst of a round. We have all “analyzed” the myriad ...

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High-Frequency-Theft Lawsuits: Here they come!

http://www.rgrdlaw.com/media/cases/279_complaint.pdf This case arises out of a scheme and wrongful course of business whereby the Exchange Defendants, together with a defendant class of the brokerage firms entrusted to fairly and honestly transact the purchase and sale of securities on behalf of their clients (the “Brokerage Firm Defendants”) and a defendant class of sophisticated high frequency trading (or “HFT”) firms (the “HFT Defendants”) employed devices, ...

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Market Crash Stressing You Out? It Should…

Cortisol Shifts Financial Risk Preferences Kandasamy et al. A version of the paper can be found here. Want a summary of academic papers with alpha? Check out our free Academic Alpha Database! Abstract: Risk taking is central to human activity. Consequently, it lies at the focal point of behavioral sciences such as neuroscience, economics, and finance. Many influential models from these sciences ...

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Weekly Economic Calendar

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