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Already checked your twitter account today? – The influence of social interactions

For many, social media have become an indispensable part of their daily lives. As a consequence, not only the private life, but also the professional world has become subject to the increasing influence of it. With regard to financial markets,… Continue Reading →

Analyst Biases

In a previous post, we discussed differences between male and female fund managers, and gender bias in mutual funds. However, not only investors suffer from biases. And today, we consider equity analysts. Biased analysts In their paper 2019 “In-Group Bias… Continue Reading →

It’s Whom You Know

In this post, we looked at the impact of prior work experience on analyst forecasts. But of course, it’s not only what you did before you became an analyst, it’s also whom you know.  This question is explore by Fang… Continue Reading →

Specialist vs. Generalist

Part of our research focuses on how experience shapes job performance in the money management industry. In the featured article, we consider experience outstide the investment industry – but does experience within the financial sector also matter? An analyst is… Continue Reading →

Is Attention an End Game?

The internet has helped investors to access information about stocks more easily. We have repeatedly looked into internet searches as a proxy for attention – and on how they affect liquidity and volatility. Today, we look at the type of… Continue Reading →

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