Authors Chen Xue, Kewei Hou, and Lu Zhang are featured on the Oxford University Press blog in a post titled, “A new benchmark model for estimating expected stock returns,” based on their paper, “Digesting Anomalies: An Investment Approach,” which is forthcoming in RFS. To accompany the post, we’ve made the paper free to read online! Check out the blog post here and read the paper here.
SFS Vice President and former RFS Editor Laura Starks was featured in a Q&A for The National Law Review on the topic of investor activism. You can read the article at “Perspectives on investor activism.”
The Cavalcade 2015 submission period is now open. To submit, please visit Cavalcade 2015. The deadline for submissions is midnight PST December 8, 2014.
Reminder for doctoral students: For papers in which ALL co-authors are doctoral students, the submission fee is waived.
The 24th Mitsui Finance Symposium: Financial Intermediaries and Markets will feature a dual submission option with RFS. The RFS sponsoring editor is Stefan Nagel. The deadline for submissions is January 31, 2015. The conference will take place May 29-31, 2015. The Call for Papers may be viewed here.
The Editor’s Choice article for December 2014 (issue 27/12) is “No News Is News: Do Markets Underreact to Nothing?” by Stefano Giglio and Kelly Shue. You can read the article free online here.