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Cryptocurrency in the Courts: Quantifying Litigation in the Crypto-Sphere 

By | October 31, 2022

The meteoric rise in popularity of cryptocurrency in the investment sphere has generated significant challenges for the legal system. Since 2020, courts have been absorbing the litigation resulting from cryptocurrencies’ reputation as the next “hot investment,” as well as dealing with the litigious fallout from the previous cryptocurrency meltdown in 2018. As such, disputes arising… Read More »

The Information Role of the Media in Earnings News

By | July 14, 2021

A central question about the media’s role in capital markets is whether media coverage influences investors’ reactions to firms’ disclosures, such as earnings releases. Multiple studies provide evidence consistent with the media disseminating, but not creating, information that influences the market’s earnings response. Specifically, they find that brief articles without, but not lengthier articles with,… Read More »