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What Drives Buybacks and Insider Trading?

…the quality (more than the quantity) of emerging earnings moves corporate officers to adjust repurchasing and personal trading of company stock.

Are Individuals Big Picture or Little Picture Traders?

…individual investors can look at their own trading patterns for clustering to assess whether they act like big picture or little picture traders.

Earnings Guidance Lags the Market?

…while there is a weak negative correlation between aggregate downward earnings guidance and monthly stock market returns, the stock market probably leads the guidance.

What Happens to Stocks Going on the Regulation SHO Threshold List?

…excess returns of the higher-priced stocks entering the Regulation SHO threshold list merit some consideration.

Could Failures Point to Success?

…picking through the stocks leaving the Regulation SHO threshold lists may be worthwhile.

Short Sellers: Contrarian or Momentum Traders?

…very recent data suggests that short sellers on average are contrarians who predict (or trigger?) near-term stock price underperformance. However, the underperformance is economically insignificant due to transaction and carrying costs.

The Disposition Effect as a Driver of Momentum

…the disposition effect may serve as the bootstrap of momentum investing by retarding the impact of good (bad) news for stocks with large unrealized capital gains (losses).

Damodaran Online: Some Serious Education

…a very good introduction to a range of investment styles for new (but diligent) investors and a refresher for experienced ones.

Momentum Investing: Surfing Waves in the Economy?

…momentum investing works, driven partly by reward for the risk of the unusual but transitory sensitivity of high-momentum stocks to overall economic growth.

Uncertainty and Analyst Underreaction

…stock analysts exhibit predictable underreactions in revising earnings forecasts. The degree of underreaction increases with the earnings forecast dispersion.