Ben S. Branch

University of Massachusetts Amherst - Isenberg School of Management

Room 201A

Amherst, MA 01003-4910

United States

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1.

The Overnight Return, One More Anomaly

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 17 Oct 2006
Ben S. Branch and Aixin (James) Ma
University of Massachusetts Amherst - Isenberg School of Management and Oklahoma City University - Meinders School of Business
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market efficiency, overnight return, intraday return, anomaly

Overnight Return, the Invisible Hand Behind Intraday Returns?

Journal of Applied Finance (Formerly Financial Practice and Education), Vol. 22, No. 2, 2012
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 12 Nov 2015
Ben S. Branch and Aixin (James) Ma
University of Massachusetts Amherst - Isenberg School of Management and Oklahoma City University - Meinders School of Business
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Overnight Return, the Invisible Hand behind Intraday Returns?

Journal of Applied Finance, Fall/Winter 2012, Volume 22, No.2
Posted: 07 Sep 2012
Ben S. Branch and Aixin (James) Ma
University of Massachusetts Amherst - Isenberg School of Management and Oklahoma City University - Meinders School of Business

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auto correlation, net asset value, intraday return

Overnight Return, the Invisible Hand Behind Intraday Returns?

Journal of Applied Finance, Fall/Winter 2012, Volume 22, No. 2
Posted: 16 Jul 2013
Ben S. Branch and Aixin (James) Ma
University of Massachusetts Amherst - Isenberg School of Management and Oklahoma City University - Meinders School of Business

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efficient markets, autocorrelation, net asset value, overnight returns, intraday returns

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Closed End Fund Performance on a Daily Basis: The Discovery of a New Anomaly

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 17 Oct 2006
Ben S. Branch, Aixin (James) Ma and Jill Sawyer
University of Massachusetts Amherst - Isenberg School of Management, Oklahoma City University - Meinders School of Business and University of Massachusetts Amherst
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closed end funds, anomaly, daily return, stock performance

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Overnight Return, the Invisible Hand Behind The Intraday Return? A Retrospective

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 25 Oct 2018
Ben S. Branch and Aixin (James) Ma
University of Massachusetts Amherst - Isenberg School of Management and Oklahoma City University - Meinders School of Business
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Citation 10

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anomaly, intraday return, overnight return, market efficiency

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An Updated Model of Price-to-Book

Journal of Applied Finance (Formerly Financial Practice and Education), Vol. 24, No. 1, 2014
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 31 Oct 2015
Ben S. Branch, Anurag Sharma, Chetan Chawla and Feng Tu
University of Massachusetts Amherst - Isenberg School of Management, University of Massachusetts Amherst - Isenberg School of Management, North Central College and Independent
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Using Pivot Table to Test Market Anomaly

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 26 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 25 Mar 2018
Ben S. Branch, Aixin (James) Ma and William Orland
University of Massachusetts Amherst - Isenberg School of Management, Oklahoma City University - Meinders School of Business and Oklahoma City University, Meinders School of Business, Students
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pivot table, market anomaly, January Effect, experiential learning

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Fundamental Weighting

Journal of Applied Finance (Formerly Financial Practice and Education), Vol. 20, No. 1, 2010
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 04 Dec 2015
Ben S. Branch and Li Cai
University of Massachusetts Amherst - Isenberg School of Management and Illinois Institute of Technology - Stuart School of Business, IIT
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Fundamental Weighting

Journal of Applied Finance, Vol. 20, No. 1, pp. 64-77, 2010
Posted: 04 Jun 2012
University of Massachusetts Amherst - Isenberg School of Management, Illinois Institute of Technology - Stuart School of Business, IIT and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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stock price indexes, price indexes, stocks prices, Standard & Poor's 500 Index, indexes, stock index futures

Managerial Performance and Closed-End Country Fund Premiums: A Lead or Lag Relationship?

International Review of Finance, Forthcoming, Pace University Finance Research Paper No. 2009/11
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 01 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 04 Sep 2019
Iuliana Ismailescu and Ben S. Branch
Pace University - Lubin School of Business and University of Massachusetts Amherst - Isenberg School of Management
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closed-end funds, international finance, emerging markets, portfolio management

Managerial Performance and Closed-End Country Fund Premiums: A Lead or Lag Relationship?

International Review of Finance, Vol. 10, No. 4, pp. 433-453, December 2010
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 17 Nov 2010
Iuliana Ismailescu and Ben S. Branch
Pace University - Lubin School of Business and University of Massachusetts Amherst - Isenberg School of Management
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Managerial Performance and Closed-End Country Fund Premiums: A Lead or Lag Relationship?

International Review of Finance, Vol. 10, Issue 4, pp. 433-453, 2010
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 01 Jan 2011
Iuliana Ismailescu and Ben S. Branch
Pace University - Lubin School of Business and University of Massachusetts Amherst - Isenberg School of Management
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The Bankruptcy System's Chapter 22 Recidivism Problem: How Serious is it?

Financial Review, Vol. 50, Issue 1, pp. 1-26, 2015
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 14 Jan 2015
Edward I. Altman and Ben S. Branch
New York University (NYU) - Salomon Center and University of Massachusetts Amherst - Isenberg School of Management
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Chapter 11, Chapter 22, reorganization, feasibility, Zā€Scores

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Do Socially Responsible Index Investors Incur an Opportunity Cost?

Financial Review, Vol. 47, Issue 3, pp. 617-630, 2012
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 07 Jul 2012
Ben S. Branch and Li Cai
University of Massachusetts Amherst - Isenberg School of Management and Illinois Institute of Technology - Stuart School of Business, IIT
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index tracking, socially responsible investment, tracking error, mixed integer programming

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The Bid-Ask Bias and the Size Effect: A Test of the Blume-Stambaugh Bid-Ask Bias Effect Hypothesis

Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, Volume 38 #1, Spring 1998
Posted: 07 Apr 1998
David P. Echevarria and Ben S. Branch
Saint Joseph's University - Department of Finance and University of Massachusetts Amherst - Isenberg School of Management

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