Teaching Market Efficiency with the Value Line Anomaly
Central Michigan University - Department of Finance and Law
August 1, 1993
Journal of Financial Education, 1995, Vol. 21, Fall, pp. 44-48
Value Line’s timeliness rankings for common stocks are the topic of much debate and research in finance journals. The interest stems from Value Line’s purported ability to select stocks that outperform the market, and such stock-selection success is considered anomalous to the market efficiency hypothesis. This paper reviews the literature involving the Value Line anomaly in order to provide finance professors with an interesting method of teaching some of the intricacies of the debate on the market efficiency hypothesis.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 15
Keywords: Value Line, anomaly, market efficiency, timeliness rankings
JEL Classification: G11, G12, G14, G17
Date posted: February 20, 2013
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