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Investors Hub: How ticker symbols predict stock-market success


Facebook Inc and Shakespeare may have both gotten it wrong. The Bard of Avon certainly wasn’t thinking of corporate names and ticker symbols when he wrote, “That which we call a rose/By any other name would smell as sweet.”…Yet Professor Raghavendra Rau, a professor of finance at Cambridge Judge Business School said that the problem with these kinds of studies is the lack of what he called a “clean economic mechanism” underlying the phenomenon …

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