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Music sentiment and stock returns
Can music choice reflect attitudes and moods of stock investors? Have a look at our latest research into the relationship between music and investor sentiment.
Trading and Regulation
Does financial regulation impact trading behaviour in the stock market? We seek to measure the impact of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act on informed options trading to find that yes, financial regulation has successfully proven to both mitigate shareholder risk and minimise informed options trading.
Firm’s decision making is directly dependent on their expectations of future economic conditions. This is reflected in choices relevant to wages, employment, investment and pricing of goods - which in turn affect inflation levels and employment rates. But how do firms form their expectations on the future of the economy?
Can short selling stocks sell out managers?
Short selling is the financial marketplace practice of betting that a share’s price will decline. It sends signals to the market that the firm’s performance has weakened. Due to the impact to financial markets, recent literature observed that short sellers can play a role monitoring managerial behaviours and firms' decision making.