To Guide or Not to Guide? Causes and Consequences of Stopping Quarterly Earnings Guidance

Authors

  • JOEL F. HOUSTON,

  • BARUCH LEV,

  • JENNIFER WU TUCKER


  • Accepted by Michel Magnan. We thank Bipin Ajinkya, Ted Christensen, Jay Ritter, and participants of the University of Florida accounting workshop, the 2006 AAA Annual Conference, and seminars at the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, the 2006 Conference at the University of Washington in St. Louis, and Nanyang Technological University in Singapore for helpful comments, and Liang Fu, Carlos Jimenez, Richard Lu, and Jason MacGregor for research assistance. Jenny Tucker thanks the Luciano Prida, Sr. Professorship Foundation for financial support.

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