12345Hope, Change, and Financial Markets: Can Obama´s Words Drive the Markets?

Obama Hope

 

In “Hope, Change, and Financial Markets: Can Obama´s Words Drive the Markets?”, a joint paper with Sharmin Sazedj, we assess the impact of speech content on stock returns. We analyze 40 addresses on economic issues by President Barack Obama inauguration, to find rethorics indeed affects returns.

A short video explains the motivation and methodology. motivation_and_nethodology

 

 

Posted February 2016