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Do Investors Trade Too Much?

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  • Terrance Odean

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  • Terrance Odean, 1999. "Do Investors Trade Too Much?," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 89(5), pages 1279-1298, December.
  • Handle: RePEc:aea:aecrev:v:89:y:1999:i:5:p:1279-1298
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    • G11 - Financial Economics - - General Financial Markets - - - Portfolio Choice; Investment Decisions
    • G24 - Financial Economics - - Financial Institutions and Services - - - Investment Banking; Venture Capital; Brokerage

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