James Felton

Central Michigan University - Department of Finance and Law

Professor of Finance

Mount Pleasant, MI 48859

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Scholarly Papers (17)

Attractiveness, Easiness, and Other Issues: Student Evaluations of Professors on RateMyProfessors.com

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 24 Jul 2006
Central Michigan University - Department of Finance and Law, Central Michigan University - Department of English Language & Literature, Central Michigan University - Department of Finance and Law and Central Michigan University - Department of Computer Science
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teaching, evaluation, student opinion, grade inflation

Attractiveness, Easiness, and Other Issues: Student Evaluations of Professors on Ratemyprofessors.Com

Yale Economic Review, Vol. 5, No. 1 (Winter), 2009, pp. 26-31., Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, Vol. 33, No. 1, 2008, pp. 45-61
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 24 Feb 2013
Central Michigan University - Department of Finance and Law, Central Michigan University - Department of English Language & Literature, Central Michigan University - Department of Finance and Law and Central Michigan University - Department of Computer Science
Downloads 62 (349,584)

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teaching, evaluation, student opinion, grade inflation, Ratemyprofessors.com

Attractiveness, Easiness, and Other Issues: Student Evaluations of Professors on RateMyProfessors.com

Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, Vol. 33, No. 1, pp. 45-61, February 2008
Posted: 01 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 17 Mar 2009
Central Michigan University - Department of Finance and Law, Central Michigan University - Department of English Language & Literature, Central Michigan University - Department of Finance and Law and Central Michigan University - Department of Computer Science

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teaching, evaluation, student opinion, grade inflation

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Warnings from the Enron Message Board

Journal of Investing, Vol. 11, No. 3, pp. 29-52, Fall 2002
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 25 Jul 2006
James Felton and Jongchai Kim
Central Michigan University - Department of Finance and Law and Mississippi Valley State University
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Enron, message board, scandal, inside information, governance

Web-Based Student Evaluations of Professors: The Relations between Perceived Quality, Easiness, and Sexiness

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 22 Aug 2003
James Felton, John B. Mitchell and Michael Stinson
Central Michigan University - Department of Finance and Law, Central Michigan University - Department of Finance and Law and Central Michigan University - Department of Computer Science
Downloads 1,589 (10,136)

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Teaching, Evaluation, Student Opinion, Halo Effect

Web-Based Student Evaluations of Professors: The Relations between Perceived Quality, Easiness, and Sexiness

Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, Vol. 29, No. 1, pp. 91-108, February 2004
Posted: 10 Sep 2003
James Felton, John B. Mitchell and Michael Stinson
Central Michigan University - Department of Finance and Law, Central Michigan University - Department of Finance and Law and Central Michigan University - Department of Computer Science

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Teaching, Evaluation, Student Opinion, Halo Effect

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Teaching Market Efficiency with the Value Line Anomaly

Journal of Financial Education, 1995, Vol. 21, Fall, pp. 44-48
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 20 Feb 2013
James Felton
Central Michigan University - Department of Finance and Law
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Value Line, anomaly, market efficiency, timeliness rankings

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On Richard Bernstein's Navigate the Noise: Investing in the New Age of Media and Hype

Journal of Behavioral Finance, Vol. 2, No. 4, 224-226, 2001
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 18 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 02 Sep 2014
James Felton
Central Michigan University - Department of Finance and Law
Downloads 1,049 (19,725)

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noise, earnings expectations life cycle, media hype, stock message board, Cisco Systems

Nominal GPA and Real GPA: A Simple Adjustment that Compensates for Grade Inflation

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 26 Jul 2006
James Felton and Peter T. Koper
Central Michigan University - Department of Finance and Law and Central Michigan University - Department of English Language & Literature
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Teaching, Evaluation, Student Opinion, Grade Inflation

Nominal GPA and Real GPA: A Simple Adjustment that Compensates for Grade Inflation

Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, Vol. 30, No. 6, pp. 561-569, December 2005
Posted: 09 Aug 2004 Last Revised: 06 Jan 2008
James Felton and Peter T. Koper
Central Michigan University - Department of Finance and Law and Central Michigan University - Department of English Language & Literature

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Teaching, evaluation, student opinion, grade inflation

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Preference for Risk in Investing as a Function of Trait Optimism and Gender

Journal of Behavioral Finance, Vol. 4, No. 1, pp. 33-40, 2004
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 25 Jul 2006
Central Michigan University - Department of Finance and Law, Department of Psychology and University of Utah - Department of Psychology
Downloads 515 (52,372)

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investment, risk, gender, optimism, behavioral

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Real GPA and Real SET: Two Antidotes to Greed, Sloth, and Cowardice in the College Classroom

Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 2015, Vol. 40, No. 2 (April), pp. 248-264.
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 08 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 17 Jan 2015
Central Michigan University - Department of English Language & Literature, Central Michigan University - Department of Finance and Law, Western Carolina University and Central Michigan University - Department of Finance and Law
Downloads 493 (55,355)

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student evaluation of teaching, grade inflation, disengagement compact, Real GPA, Real SET

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The Indicative Value - Price Puzzle in ETNs: Liquidity Constraints, Information Signaling, or an Ineffective System for Share Creation?

Journal of Investing, Vol. 20, No. 3, 2011
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 20 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 05 Sep 2012
Seattle University, Central Michigan University - Department of Finance and Law and Brigham Young University
Downloads 289 (103,185)

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Exchange-Traded Notes, Exchange-Traded Funds, Tracking Error, Risk and Performance, Active Management

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New Technology Issues for Corporate Governance: Internet Message Boards

INTERNATIONAL CORPORATE GOVERNANCE, 2nd Ed., pp. 184-194, Joseph C. F. Lufkin, ed., Euromoney Books, 2004
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 31 Jul 2006
Jonathan Carson and James Felton
Nielsen BuzzMetrics and Central Michigan University - Department of Finance and Law
Downloads 213 (140,704)

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governance, message board, scandal, inside information, Enron, HealthSouth

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True Returns: Adjusting Stock Prices for Cash Dividends and Stock Splits

Advances in Financial Education, Volume 17, No. 1, 2019
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 06 Apr 2019
James Felton and Pawan Jain
Central Michigan University - Department of Finance and Law and University of Wyoming - College of Business - Department of Economics and Finance
Downloads 44 (402,351)

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adjusted close, historical price, stock split, cash dividend, split-adjusted

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The Concentration of Commercial Success in Popular Music: An Analysis of the Distribution of Gold Records

Journal of Cultural Economics, 1995, Vol. 19, No. 4, 333-340
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 24 Feb 2013
Raymond Cox, James Felton and Kee H. Chung
Thompson Rivers University, Central Michigan University - Department of Finance and Law and State University of New York at Buffalo - School of Management
Downloads 42 (409,667)

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Lotka's Law, Generalized Lotka's Law, gold records, music industry, commercial success

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The Information Content of Security Analyses: Evidence from Standard & Poor's Common Stock Quality Ranking Changes

Journal of Business Finance & Accounting, 1995, Vol. 22, No. 7 (October), 975-989
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 24 Feb 2013
James Felton, Douglas Hearth and Pu Liu
Central Michigan University - Department of Finance and Law, University of Arkansas - Department of Finance and University of Arkansas - Sam M. Walton College of Business
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Standard & Poor’s, common stock rankings, quality rankings, Stock Guide, post-earnings-announcement drift

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The Influence of Political Orientation on Financial Risk Taking

American Journal of Business, 2010, Vol. 25, No. 1, 35-43
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 23 Feb 2013
Jeremy Paul Moore, James Felton and Colbrin Wright
Central Michigan University, Central Michigan University - Department of Finance and Law and Brigham Young University
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economic orientation, political orientation, social orientation, risk tolerance, RiskGrade, Stock-Trak, Political Compass, liberal, conservative

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The Information Content of Standard & Poor's Common Stock Ranking Changes

Journal of Financial and Strategic Decisions, 1994, Vol. 7, No. 1, pp. 49-56.
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 25 Feb 2013
James Felton, Pu Liu and Douglas Hearth
Central Michigan University - Department of Finance and Law, University of Arkansas - Sam M. Walton College of Business and University of Arkansas - Department of Finance
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Standard & Poor's, Stock Guide, common stock rankings, market risk

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A Note on the Information Content of Standard & Poor's Common Stock Ranking Changes

Financial Management, 1992, Vol. 21, No. 2, pp. 9-10.
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 20 Feb 2013
James Felton, Pu Liu and Douglas Hearth
Central Michigan University - Department of Finance and Law, University of Arkansas - Sam M. Walton College of Business and University of Arkansas - Department of Finance
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Standard & Poor's, Stock Guide, common stock rankings, market risk

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Exchange Traded Notes: An Introduction

Journal of Investing, Vol. 19, No. 2 (Summer), 2010, 27-37 , Journal of Index Investing, Vol. 1, No. 1 (Summer), 2010, 164-175, https://doi.org/10.3905/jii.2010.1.1.164
Posted: 21 May 2019
Seattle University, Central Michigan University - Department of Finance and Law and Brigham Young University

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exchange-traded notes, ETNs, exchange-traded funds, tracking error, risk and performance, active management