Do Investors' Sentiment Dynamics affect Stock Returns? Evidence from the US Economy
AbstractThis paper contributes to the understanding of the non-linear causal linkage between investors' sentiment dynamics and stock returns for the US economy. Employing the sentiment index developed by Baker and Wurgler (J. Econ. Perspect. 16: 129-151, 2007) and within a non-linear causality framework, we found that sentiment embodies signi cant predictive power with respect to stock returns.
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Investors' sentiment; Stock returns; Non-linear Granger causality.;
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- Dergiades, Theologos, 2012. "Do investors’ sentiment dynamics affect stock returns? Evidence from the US economy," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 116(3), pages 404-407.
- Dergiades, Theologos, 2011. "Do Investors' Sentiment Dynamics affect Stock Returns? Evidence from the US Economy," MPRA Paper 51128, University Library of Munich, Germany, revised 15 Nov 2011.
- G11 - Financial Economics - - General Financial Markets - - - Portfolio Choice; Investment Decisions
- G14 - Financial Economics - - General Financial Markets - - - Information and Market Efficiency; Event Studies; Insider Trading
- C14 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General - - - Semiparametric and Nonparametric Methods: General
- C22 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Single Equation Models; Single Variables - - - Time-Series Models; Dynamic Quantile Regressions; Dynamic Treatment Effect Models &bull Diffusion Processes
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- NEP-ALL-2012-04-17 (All new papers)
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