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ESG Ratings Not Predictive of Investment Returns

04/10/2024
A new academic study called Material ESG Alpha, authored by Berkeley Haas accounting professor Panos Patatoukas, Byung Hyun Ahn, PhD 21, of Dimensional Fund Advisors, and George S. Skiadopoulos of ...
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How to Become a Star Research Analyst

12/14/2023
According to a recently published working paper from the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) called, Security Analysis and the Collection of Hard and Soft Information, research analysts who consistently ...
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Study: Analysts Boost Stocks Before Career Change

08/04/2021
An academic study from the University of California, Berkeley argues that sell-side analysts write favorable research about companies held by the buy-side firms they plan to join, identifying a new ...
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Study Shows Disclosure Increases ESG Rating Disagreements

06/29/2021
A recent academic study found that greater disclosure of ESG information has the perverse effect of increasing the disparities among ESG ratings, which the study authors attribute to the subjective ...
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Academic Study Confirms Greater Reliance on Sell-Side Research During Pandemic

06/15/2021
Analysts increased their research output and the impact of their research grew as Covid-19 spread during the first quarter of 2020 according to a study from the University of London.  ...

Study: Inconsistent Analyst Revisions May be Rational

08/24/2020
A recent study from the University of Kansas indicates that inconsistencies in analyst revisions may not be the result of analyst bias or conflicts of interest, as has been written ...
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Study: Robo-Analysts Outdo Traditional Research Analysts

02/20/2020
According to a recently published academic study, “robo-analysts” provide investors with a number of benefits over their human counterparts, including producing a more balanced distribution of buy, hold and sell ...
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Novel Database is Better at Measuring and Predicting Core Earnings and Stock Prices

10/14/2019
A recently published study by three Harvard Business School and MIT Sloan professors based on a novel database provided by New Constructs shows that (a) markets do not efficiently assess ...
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Academic Study Shows Differing Buy-Side Use Of SEC Data

03/22/2018
A flawed working paper which attempts to show that hedge funds accessing SEC filings posted superior returns nevertheless yields insights into how the buy-side leverages electronic filings. A study titled “Do Hedge ...
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Study: Cash Equities Will Be Victim of Buy-Side Pressures

04/17/2017
Cash equities will continue to struggle because of asset manager fee compression and a shift in priorities at investment banks from institutional investors to corporate clients, according to a study ...
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