Are day traders bias free?—evidence from internet stock message boards

This study addresses the issue whether day traders’ recommendations on stocks are biasfree. We test whether on average day traders’ "Hold” sentiment is skewed and different from a neutral opinion. Posted messages and mature text classifier technology provide a novel approach to analyze the cont...

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Bibliographic Details
Published in:Journal of economics and finance : JEF, Vol. 34, No. 1 (2010), p. 96-112
Main Author: Zhang, Ying
Other Involved Persons: Swanson, E.
Format: electronic Article
Language:English
ISSN:1938-9744
Physical Description:Online-Ressource
DOI:10.1007/s12197-008-9063-1
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