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Test of recent advances in extracting information from option prices (2017)
Journal Article
Healy, J. V., Gregoriou, A., & Hudson, R. (2018). Test of recent advances in extracting information from option prices. International review of financial analysis, 56, 292-302. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.irfa.2017.09.011

© 2017 Elsevier Inc. A large literature exists on techniques for extracting probability distributions for future asset prices from option prices. No definitive method has been developed however. The parametric 'mixture of normals', and non-parametric... Read More

Stock liquidity and SMEs’ likelihood of bankruptcy: evidence from the US market (2017)
Journal Article
El Kalak, I., Azevedo, A., Hudson, R., & Abd Karim, M. (2017). Stock liquidity and SMEs’ likelihood of bankruptcy: evidence from the US market. Research in international business and finance, 42, 1383-1393. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ribaf.2017.07.077

We study the association between the stock liquidity of SMEs in the US and their likelihood of bankruptcy, using a dataset that comprises information on 5075 firms over the time period from 1984 to 2013 using the hazard model of Campbell et al. (2008... Read More

Stock predictability and preceding stock price changes - Evidence from central and Eastern European markets (2017)
Journal Article
Ison, L., & Hudson, R. (2017). Stock predictability and preceding stock price changes - Evidence from central and Eastern European markets. Economics Bulletin, 37(2), 733-740

This paper extends the empirical evidence on stock returns after preceding price innovations using data from Central and Eastern European (CEE) markets. In contrast to many previous papers, we find no evidence of either overreaction effects or ration... Read More

Sampling frequency and the performance of different types of technical trading rules (2017)
Journal Article
Hudson, R., McGroarty, F., & Urquhart, A. (2017). Sampling frequency and the performance of different types of technical trading rules. Finance research letters, 22, 136-139. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.frl.2016.12.015

The predictive ability of technical trading rules has been studied in great detail however many papers group all technical trading rules together into one basket. We argue that there are two main types of technical trading rules, namely rules based o... Read More