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Failure to exercise call options: An anomaly and a trading game

  • Pool, Veronika Krepely
  • Stoll, Hans R.
  • Whaley, Robert E.

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Journal of Financial Markets.

Volume (Year): 11 (2008)
Issue (Month): 1 (February)
Pages: 1-35

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