The Journal of Finance

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More Than Words: Quantifying Language to Measure Firms' Fundamentals
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Back to the Beginning: Persistence and the Cross-Section of Corporate Capital Structure
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Dissecting Anomalies
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Luck versus Skill in the Cross-Section of Mutual Fund Returns
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Default and Recovery Implicit in the Term Structure of Sovereign CDS Spreads
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Individual Investor Trading and Stock Returns
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In Search of Attention
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Investor Inattention and Friday Earnings Announcements
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Financing Innovation and Growth: Cash Flow, External Equity, and the 1990s R&D Boom
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Asset Growth and the Cross-Section of Stock Returns
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Individualism and Momentum around the World
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Which Shorts are Informed?
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Volume 63, Issue 2
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Who Gambles in the Stock Market?
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Value and Momentum Everywhere
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Trading Costs and Returns for US Equities: Estimating Effective Costs from Daily Data
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Hedge Funds: Performance, Risk, and Capital Formation
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