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Do FOMC actions speak loudly?

Do FOMC actions speak loudly?

Corporate bond market investors bear the risk that the borrower will not pay them as promised; that’s why corporate bond prices tend to be lower than treasury bonds. But why isn’t corporate bond investor behavior consistent with the old adage that “no news is good news?” when the Federal Open Market Committee announces a plan to stay the course?

Forecasting stock returns using fluctuations in trading costs

Forecasting stock returns using fluctuations in trading costs

Have you ever wondered when you should invest or make a trade in your stock? By using United States equity market-level data from 1926 through 2015, Oklahoma State University assistant professor of finance Greg Eaton nailed down the predictive power of trading costs in his latest research, “Micro(structure) before Macro?