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How do strategies deal with corporate actions?

There are many corporate actions that will affect the stock price, like dividend, stock split and rights. Given a large series of historical price data, how do we adjust the data to filter out the ...
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How companies choose earnings release dates, & effect on Implied Volatility

A company's earnings release date significantly affects weekly or monthly option prices/implied volatility. For companies that typically release earnings on the cusp of monthly options expiration, ...
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Capital increase: which stock price to use as input to Black-Scholes formula?

For an exercise we have to calculate the theoretical value of a scrip / preferential right on its issue day (23 April) in the context of a capital increase. The scrips are issued on 23 April. The ...
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What is the the correct treatment while short for the cash in lieu of a reverse split?

Long case: Assume I am Long 50 shares and there is a 2 for 3 reverse split. Let's denote the quantity of stock by x Prior to the split Portfolio is $-cash_0$ $+50x$ I am then at $-cash_0 +33x ...
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Handling upcoming corporate actions for equity portfolio

I have an equity statarb strategy developed using CRSP daily data. The strategy is always invested (long or short) in around 400 stocks. The ...
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Can one company pays more corporate income tax then it earns?

PWC has made an interactive table (include 189 countries), about the the number of payments what the companies have to pay in one country. The table shows that how many percentage of their profit have ...
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forward- and backward adjusting stockprices

Do you guys know if a paper has been published that discusses forward- and backward adjusted stockprices, and the look ahead bias coming from backward adjusted data?
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Why aren't there any single owner companies over a billion dollars? [closed]

The biggest companies have multiple owners which dilute the authority and finances of the company. They are either publicly traded companies via selling shares through stock markets, or privatly owned ...