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Workplace:Department of Economics and Finance, Jon M. Huntsman School of Business, Utah State University, (more information at EDIRC)
Jon M. Huntsman School of Business, Utah State University, (more information at EDIRC)

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Journal Articles

2019

  1. The Introduction of Bitcoin Futures: An Examination of Volatility and Potential Spillover Effects
    Economics Bulletin, 2019, 39, (2), 1030-1038 Downloads

2018

  1. Exchange rate volatility and the stability of stock prices
    International Review of Economics & Finance, 2018, 58, (C), 299-311 Downloads
  2. How does short selling affect liquidity in financial markets?
    Finance Research Letters, 2018, 25, (C), 244-250 Downloads
  3. Income inequality, poverty, and the liquidity of stock markets
    Journal of Development Economics, 2018, 130, (C), 113-126 Downloads View citations (1)
  4. Price dynamics and speculative trading in Bitcoin
    Research in International Business and Finance, 2018, 43, (C), 15-21 Downloads View citations (12)
    Also in Research in International Business and Finance, 2017, 41, (C), 493-499 (2017) Downloads View citations (12)
  5. Skewness, short interest and the efficiency of stock prices
    Applied Economics, 2018, 50, (20), 2229-2242 Downloads View citations (1)
  6. The maximum bid-ask spread
    Journal of Financial Markets, 2018, 41, (C), 1-16 Downloads

2017

  1. Bank opacity and the efficiency of stock prices
    Journal of Banking & Finance, 2017, 76, (C), 32-47 Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Economic freedom and crashes in financial markets
    Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money, 2017, 47, (C), 33-46 Downloads View citations (1)
  3. Lobbying, political connections and emergency lending by the Federal Reserve
    Public Choice, 2017, 172, (3), 333-358 Downloads View citations (2)
  4. Option Introductions and the Skewness of Stock Returns
    Journal of Futures Markets, 2017, 37, (9), 892-912 Downloads
  5. Religiosity and the Volatility of Stock Prices: A Cross-Country Analysis
    Journal of Business Ethics, 2017, 144, (3), 609-621 Downloads
  6. Skewness preferences, asset prices and investor sentiment
    Applied Economics, 2017, 49, (8), 812-822 Downloads View citations (1)
  7. The volatility of exchange rates and the non-normality of stock returns
    Journal of Economics and Business, 2017, 91, (C), 41-52 Downloads View citations (1)

2016

  1. Gambling Preferences, Options Markets, and Volatility
    Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, 2016, 51, (2), 515-540 Downloads View citations (4)
  2. Guns, laws and public shootings in the United States
    Applied Economics, 2016, 48, (49), 4732-4746 Downloads View citations (1)
  3. Information and Insurer Financial Strength Ratings: Do Short Sellers Anticipate Ratings Changes?
    Journal of Risk & Insurance, 2016, 83, (2), 475-500 Downloads
  4. Price clustering and the stability of stock prices
    Journal of Business Research, 2016, 69, (10), 3933-3942 Downloads View citations (6)
  5. REITs and market friction
    Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, 2016, 46, (1), 1-24 Downloads
  6. THE FINANCIAL IMPACT OF LENDER-OF-LAST-RESORT BORROWING FROM THE FEDERAL RESERVE DURING THE FINANCIAL CRISIS
    Journal of Financial Research, 2016, 39, (2), 179-206 Downloads View citations (3)

2015

  1. Are put-call ratios a substitute for short sales?
    Review of Derivatives Research, 2015, 18, (1), 51-73 Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Do sophisticated investors interpret earnings conference call tone differently than investors at large? Evidence from short sales
    Journal of Corporate Finance, 2015, 31, (C), 203-219 Downloads View citations (9)
  3. SKEWNESS AND THE ASYMMETRY IN EARNINGS ANNOUNCEMENT RETURNS
    Journal of Financial Research, 2015, 38, (2), 145-168 Downloads
  4. Short Selling and Price Pressure Around Merger Announcements
    Journal of Financial Services Research, 2015, 48, (2), 143-160 Downloads
  5. The Volatility of Bid-Ask Spreads
    Financial Management, 2015, 44, (4), 851-874 Downloads View citations (1)

2014

  1. Autocorrelation in daily short-sale volume
    The Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, 2014, 54, (1), 31-41 Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Economic freedom and the stability of stock prices: A cross-country analysis
    Journal of International Money and Finance, 2014, 41, (C), 182-196 Downloads View citations (5)
  3. SPECULATIVE TRADING IN REITS
    Journal of Financial Research, 2014, 37, (1), 55-74 Downloads View citations (2)
  4. Short Sales and Option Listing Decisions
    Financial Management, 2014, 43, (3), 703-724 Downloads
  5. Short sales and class-action lawsuits
    Journal of Financial Markets, 2014, 20, (C), 79-100 Downloads
  6. The information content of option ratios
    Journal of Banking & Finance, 2014, 43, (C), 179-187 Downloads View citations (1)
  7. The reaction of European credit default swap spreads to the U.S. credit rating downgrade
    International Review of Economics & Finance, 2014, 34, (C), 131-141 Downloads View citations (4)

2013

  1. Are short sellers incrementally informed prior to earnings announcements?
    Journal of Empirical Finance, 2013, 21, (C), 142-155 Downloads View citations (7)
  2. Comparing the information in short sales and put options
    Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, 2013, 41, (3), 567-583 Downloads View citations (8)
  3. Corporate lobbying, political connections, and the bailout of banks
    Journal of Banking & Finance, 2013, 37, (8), 3007-3017 Downloads View citations (40)
  4. Informed short sales and option introductions
    Annals of Finance, 2013, 9, (3), 365-382 Downloads

2012

  1. Concentrated short-selling activity: bear raids or contrarian trading?
    International Journal of Managerial Finance, 2012, 8, (3), 187-203 Downloads
  2. Informed or speculative: Short selling analyst recommendations
    Journal of Banking & Finance, 2012, 36, (1), 14-25 Downloads View citations (21)
  3. Short Interest and Frictions in the Flow of Information
    Financial Management, 2012, 41, (2), 371-394 Downloads View citations (8)
  4. Short sales, stealth trading, and the suspension of the uptick rule
    The Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, 2012, 52, (1), 38-48 Downloads View citations (2)
  5. Short selling after hours
    Journal of Economics and Business, 2012, 64, (6), 439-451 Downloads
  6. Short selling of ADRs and foreign market short-sale constraints
    Journal of Banking & Finance, 2012, 36, (3), 886-897 Downloads View citations (9)
  7. TRADE SIZE AND PRICE CLUSTERING: THE CASE OF SHORT SALES AND THE SUSPENSION OF PRICE TESTS
    Journal of Financial Research, 2012, 35, (2), 159-182 Downloads View citations (10)

2011

  1. Information in short selling: Comparing Nasdaq and the NYSE
    Review of Financial Economics, 2011, 20, (1), 1-10 Downloads
  2. REIT Short Sales and Return Predictability
    The Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, 2011, 42, (4), 481-503 Downloads View citations (13)
  3. Short selling around dividend announcements and ex-dividend days
    Journal of Corporate Finance, 2011, 17, (3), 628-639 Downloads View citations (5)

2010

  1. Signaling, Free Cash Flow and “Nonmonotonic” Dividends
    The Financial Review, 2010, 45, (1), 21-56 Downloads View citations (4)

2009

  1. INTRADAY STEALTH TRADING: WHICH TRADES MOVE PRICES DURING PERIODS OF HIGH VOLUME?
    Journal of Financial Research, 2009, 32, (1), 1-21 Downloads View citations (12)
  2. Information and trade sizes: The case of short sales
    The Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, 2009, 49, (4), 1371-1388 Downloads View citations (3)
  3. Short Selling and the Weekend Effect for NYSE Securities
    Financial Management, 2009, 38, (3), 603-630 Downloads View citations (18)

2008

  1. Capitalizing on Catastrophe: Short Selling Insurance Stocks Around Hurricanes Katrina and Rita
    Journal of Risk & Insurance, 2008, 75, (4), 967-996 Downloads View citations (7)
  2. Flexibility and dividends
    Journal of Corporate Finance, 2008, 14, (2), 133-152 Downloads View citations (20)
 
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