Analysts' forecasts: Why are they biased?

Leonardo Becchetti, Iftekhar Hasan, Marika Santoro, Asokan Anandarajan

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The stock market is driven by analysts' forecasts. Investors rely on them. But research has shown that analysts' forecasts are biased. What causes this? And what kinds of stocks are most affected?

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)75-81
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Corporate Accounting and Finance
Issue number3
StatePublished - Mar 1 2007

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Accounting
  • Economics, Econometrics and Finance(all)


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