Essays about: "US equity market"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 76 essays containing the words US equity market.

  1. 1. Do dark pools affect asset price volatility? A Study of the US Equity Market.

    University essay from

    Author : Sara Andersson; Josefin Johansson; [2019-07-08]
    Keywords : Dark pools; Asset price volatility; US equity market; Alternative trading systems; Dark trading;

    Abstract : Recent years there has been an increased usage of dark pools followed by a rise in interest to study the field. During 2018, 14% of the US equity trading was made in dark pools. It is therefore highly relevant to consider dark pools effect on market qualities such as asset price volatility. READ MORE

  2. 2. Overvalued stock: M&A or SEO? A study of the performance and decision making of overvalued firms.

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Georges Chalami; Lucas Aras; [2019]
    Keywords : Overvaluation; mergers and acquisitions; seasoned equity offerings; operating performance; firm characteristics;

    Abstract : This study examines two ways of exploiting overvalued stock by US firms: Conducting a seasoned equity offering (SEO) or a stock swap acquisition. As market misvaluations provide short-term opportunities for managers to receive large potential gains, the decision of how to utilize stock overvaluation can have a significant impact on the value created. READ MORE

  3. 3. Systemic risk and the market-to-book value of banks' equity

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Florian Moritz Meier; Yuqing Meng; [2019]
    Keywords : Banks; Financial Crisis; Government Guarantees; Market-to-book Value; Risk;

    Abstract : The goal of this thesis is to investigate whether market participants considered possible government guarantees when valuing banks' equity before the recent financial crisis and to what extent the market value of banks' equity is useful to estimate their exposure to systemic risk. Using a theoretical approach, we first present our argument that anticipated government guarantees in case of a systemic breakdown lead to financing costs of debt being independent from a bank's exposure to systemic risk. READ MORE

  4. 4. Sustainable Investment Strategies : A Quantitative Evaluation of Sustainable Investment Strategies For Index Funds

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för matematik och matematisk statistik; Umeå universitet/Institutionen för matematik och matematisk statistik

    Author : John Erikmats; Johan Sjösten; [2019]
    Keywords : ESG; CSR; investment strategies; sustainable investment strategies; sustainability; sustainable investments; sustainable finance; index funds; tracking-error; tracking-error minimization; ESG; CSR; investeringsstrategier; hållbara investeringsstrategier; hållbarhet; hållbara investeringar; hållbar finans; indexfonder; tracking-error; minimering av tracking-error;

    Abstract : Modern society is faced with the complex and intractable challenge of global warming, along with other environmental issues that could potentially alter our way of life if not managed properly. Is it possible that financial markets and equity investors could have a huge part to play in the transformation towards a greener and more sustainable world? Previous studies about investment strategies regarding sustainability have for the most part been centered around possibly less objective ESG-scores or around carbon and GHG-emissions only, with little or no consideration for water usage and waste management. READ MORE

  5. 5. Evaluating the Viability of Merger Arbitrage in Nordic Equities

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen; Uppsala universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Victor Hansen; Erik Lindholm-Röjestål; [2019]
    Keywords : Merger arbitrage; Nordic equity market; Mergers Acquisitions; Risk arbitrage; Cash mergers;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to examine whether a merger arbitrage strategy is able to generate market neutral alpha in the Nordic region. Similar studies of merger arbitrage strategies in both the US and Australian market find market neutral alpha. READ MORE