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The Value of Analysts' Capital Expenditure Forecasts

Financial analysts are important information intermediaries in capital markets. Traditional research outputs of analysts, such as buy/sell recommendations and EPS forecasts, have been the mainstream focus of market participants. I ...

Firms Innovation Disclosure and Their Banking Relationship

Firms face a trade-off between patenting, thereby disclosing innovation, and secrecy. We show that this trade-off interacts with firms’ financing choices. As a shock to innovation disclosure, we study the American Inventor’s Prote ...

Moment Marketing: A New Tool for Effective Cross-Channel Advertising

Moment marketing is a rich new area of contextual advertising that entails the ability to synchronize online advertising (e.g., sponsored search) in real time with relevant offline events such as TV ads. Although 81% of surveyed d ...

When Discount Hurts Sales

How much should we discount our products or services? Many online sellers offer deep discounts to attract consumers. This is especially the case in online markets where the sellers are often less known to consumers. The question i ...

The Benefits of Short-selling

Short sellers have been known to uncover companies that engage in financial. Indeed, several activist short sellers like Muddy Waters Research and Citron Research make a name for themselves by proactively targeting fraudsters, bri ...

Corporate Disclosure as a Tacit Coordination Mechanism

In an earnings conference call with investors in 2008, Edward J Shoen, chief executive officer and chairman of U-Haul International, Inc., lamented that the Avis Budget Group, Inc., its main competition in one-way, do-it-yourself ...

Machine learning, business analytics, and AI: Based Model of Web Search Behavior: An Application to TV Show Search

We develop a flexible content-based search model that links the content preferences of search engine users to query search volume and click-through rates. Content preferences are defined over latent topics that describe the conten ...

Machine Learning, Business Analytics, and AI: Decipher Earnings Calls with Artificial Intelligence

Our paper studies whether language patterns elicited by a different level of stimulus during earnings conference calls are informative about firms' earnings. Executives endure various levels of pressure when presenting a scripted ...

Do Retail Investors Acquire Information from TV?

Amid the turbulence in stock markets, retail investors continue to look for investment ideas. With thousands of publicly-traded stocks available, many retail investors often resort to their recent personal experiences when de ...