Yong Chen

Texas A&M University - Department of Finance

Associate Professor of Finance

360 Wehner Building

College Station, TX 77843-4218

United States

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Scholarly Papers (16)

1.

Do Market Timing Hedge Funds Time the Market?

Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis (JFQA), Vol. 42, No. 4, 2007, EFA 2005 Moscow Meetings
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 18 Mar 2005 Last Revised: 19 Apr 2010
Yong Chen and Bing Liang
Texas A&M University - Department of Finance and University of Massachusetts Amherst - Department of Finance
Downloads 1,835 (10,221)
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Hedge funds, Return timing, Volatility timing, Bootstrap, Persistence

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Can Hedge Funds Time Market Liquidity?

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming, AFA 2013 San Diego Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 22 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 18 Feb 2015
Pennsylvania State University, Texas A&M University - Department of Finance, University of Massachusetts Amherst - Department of Finance and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
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Hedge funds, liquidity timing, investment value, liquidity reaction, performance persistence

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Derivatives Use and Risk Taking: Evidence from the Hedge Fund Industry

Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis (JFQA), Forthcoming, EFA 2008 Athens Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 25 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 08 Feb 2010
Yong Chen
Texas A&M University - Department of Finance
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Hedge funds, Derivatives use, Risk taking, Risk shifting, Liquidation risk, Flow-performance relation

Sophisticated Investors and Market Efficiency: Evidence from a Natural Experiment

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Vol. 138, 2020, pp. 316–341, 29th Annual Conference on Financial Economics & Accounting 2018, Mays Business School Research Paper No. 3117188, Yale ICF Working Paper No. 2018-05
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 14 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 18 Dec 2020
Yong Chen, Bryan T. Kelly and Wei Wu
Texas A&M University - Department of Finance, Yale SOM and Texas A&M University
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Hedge funds, information environment, market efficiency, information acquisition, analyst coverage

Sophisticated Investors and Market Efficiency: Evidence from a Natural Experiment

NBER Working Paper No. w24552
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 02 May 2018
Yong Chen, Bryan T. Kelly and Wei Wu
Texas A&M University - Department of Finance, Yale SOM and Texas A&M University - Mays Business School
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Hedge Funds and Stock Price Formation

Financial Analysts Journal, Vol. 74, No. 3, 2018, pp. 54–69
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 02 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 16 Aug 2018
Pennsylvania State University, Texas A&M University - Department of Finance, Yale School of Management - International Center for Finance and University of Massachusetts Amherst - Department of Finance
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Hedge funds, stock holdings, stock mispricing, investment value, arbitrage

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Arbitrage Trading: The Long and the Short of It

Review of Financial Studies (RFS), Vol. 32, No. 4, April 2019, pp. 1608–1646
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 20 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 27 Sep 2019
Yong Chen, Zhi Da and Dayong Huang
Texas A&M University - Department of Finance, University of Notre Dame - Mendoza College of Business and University of North Carolina (UNC) at Greensboro - Bryan School of Business & Economics
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Arbitrage trading, hedge funds, short selling, stock anomalies, limits to arbitrage

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Hedge Funds: The Good, the Bad, and the Lucky

Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis (JFQA), Vol. 52, No. 3, June 2017, pp. 1081-1109
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 24 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 18 Sep 2017
Yong Chen, Michael T. Cliff and Haibei Zhao
Texas A&M University - Department of Finance, Analysis Group and Lehigh University - College of Business
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Hedge funds, mixture Normal distributions, performance evaluation, EM algorithm, performance persistence

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Sentiment Trading and Hedge Fund Returns

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 14 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 02 Nov 2020
Yong Chen, Bing Han and Jing Pan
Texas A&M University - Department of Finance, University of Toronto, Rotman School of Management and Southern Methodist University
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Hedge funds, investor sentiment, sentiment beta, sentiment timing

Measuring the Timing Ability and Performance of Bond Mutual Funds

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 12 Oct 2009
Yong Chen, Wayne E. Ferson and Helen Peters
Texas A&M University - Department of Finance, University of Southern California and Boston College - Department of Finance
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Mutual funds, Market timing, Bond funds, Investment performance evaluation

Measuring the Timing Ability and Performance of Bond Mutual Funds

NBER Working Paper No. w15318
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 08 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 08 Oct 2009
Yong Chen, Wayne E. Ferson and Helen Peters
Texas A&M University - Department of Finance, University of Southern California and Boston College - Department of Finance
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Micro(structure) before Macro? The Predictive Power of Aggregate Illiquidity for Stock Returns and Economic Activity

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Vol. 130, 2018, pp. 48–73
Number of pages: 91 Posted: 02 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 26 Sep 2018
Texas A&M University - Department of Finance, Oklahoma State University - Stillwater - Department of Finance and Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University - Department of Finance, Insurance, and Business Law
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Stock market liquidity, stock return predictability, macroeconomic forecasts, transactions costs, equity premium

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Citation 17

Timing Ability in the Focus Market of Hedge Funds

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 22 Mar 2005
Yong Chen
Texas A&M University - Department of Finance
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Hedge funds, market timing, focus market, performance persistence

Timing Ability in the Focus Market of Hedge Funds

Journal of Investment Management, Vol. 5, No. 1, Second Quarter 2007
Posted: 30 May 2007 Last Revised: 16 Jun 2008
Yong Chen
Texas A&M University - Department of Finance

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Hedge funds, market timing, focus market, performance persistence

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The Behavior of Investor Flows in Corporate Bond Mutual Funds

Management Science, Vol. 63, No. 5, May 2017, pp. 1365-1381
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 15 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 18 Sep 2017
Yong Chen and Nan Qin
Texas A&M University - Department of Finance and College of Business, Northern Illinois University
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Corporate bond funds, investor flows, flow-performance relation, predictability of flows, idiosyncratic flows

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Short Selling Efficiency

Proceedings of Paris December 2020 Finance Meeting EUROFIDAI - ESSEC
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 15 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 13 Oct 2020
Yong Chen, Zhi Da and Dayong Huang
Texas A&M University - Department of Finance, University of Notre Dame - Mendoza College of Business and University of North Carolina (UNC) at Greensboro - Bryan School of Business & Economics
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Short Selling Efficiency, Return Predictability, Mispricing, Market Efficiency

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Do Investors Care about Tail Risk? Evidence from Mutual Fund Flows

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 13 Oct 2020
Yong Chen and Wenting Dai
Texas A&M University - Department of Finance and Texas A&M University - Mays Business School
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Tail risk, investor flows, mutual funds, risk aversion, fear

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Diversification and Financialization in Commodity Markets: Evidence from Commodity Trading Advisors

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 02 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 01 Oct 2019
Yong Chen, Wenting Dai and Sorin M. Sorescu
Texas A&M University - Department of Finance, Texas A&M University - Mays Business School and Texas A&M University - Department of Finance
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commodity financialization, commodity trading advisor, diversification, return comovement, investor flows

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How Many Good and Bad Funds Are There, Really?

Number of pages: 89 Posted: 15 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 19 Oct 2018
Wayne E. Ferson and Yong Chen
University of Southern California and Texas A&M University - Department of Finance
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Citation 22

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Hedge Fund, Mutual fund, Fund performance, False discovery rates, Bayes rule, Bootstrap, Goodness of fit, Test power, Trading Strategies, Kernel Smoothing