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The relationship between short interest and stock returns in the Canadian market

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  • Ackert, Lucy F.
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  • Ackert, Lucy F. & Athanassakos, George, 2005. "The relationship between short interest and stock returns in the Canadian market," Journal of Banking & Finance, Elsevier, vol. 29(7), pages 1729-1749, July.
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