What the viewer never sees from this side of the camera

  • Alpesh B. Patel


Understanding how financial news is made is essential to understanding how markets move. The news is impacted by events and events are impacted by news. It is the latter that concerns the investor. After all, investors watch CNBC and Bloomberg to get financial news. If that news is not simply reporting, but interacts with events to shape the story as you interpret it, you need to understand what is going on in order to understand how the markets may react and ultimately how you should react to that.
  • Bloomberg and the Financial Times: probably the last great honest financial source with integrity, and why that’s scary

  • Why we’re pretending to be sad


Stock Return Hedge Fund News Story Earning Surprise Earning News 
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    Brad Barber and Terence Odean (2003) “All that Glitters”, University of California.Google Scholar

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