William M. Cready

University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management

P.O. Box 830688

Richardson, TX 75083-0688

United States

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Aggregate Market Reaction to Earnings Announcements

Journal of Accounting Research, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 17 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 23 Jan 2010
William M. Cready and Umit Gurun
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management and University of Texas at Dallas
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information content, earnings news, inflation, macro-inefficient market

Aggregate Market Reaction to Earnings Announcements

AAA 2007 Financial Accounting & Reporting Section (FARS) Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 15 Sep 2006 Last Revised: 27 Apr 2009
Umit Gurun and William M. Cready
University of Texas at Dallas and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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Earnings, Market Efficiency

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Scale Effects of R&D as Reflected in Earnings and Returns

Journal of Accounting & Economics (JAE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 04 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 09 May 2013
Mustafa Ciftci and William M. Cready
American University of Sharjah - School of Business and Management and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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Returns to Scale, Research and Development, Profitability, Return Size Effect

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Understanding Rational Expectations Models of Financial Markets: A Guide for the Analytically Challenged

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 11 Jul 2007
William M. Cready
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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Rational Expectations

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Managing Earnings Using Classification Shifting: Evidence from Quarterly Special Items

The Accounting Review, Vol. 85, No. 4, pp. 1303–1323, July 2010
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 05 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 07 Sep 2010
Yun Fan, Abhijit Barua, William M. Cready and Wayne B. Thomas
University of Texas at Arlington, Florida International University - School of Accounting, University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management and University of Oklahoma
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Classification shifting, special items, earnings thresholds, accruals manipulation constraints

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Market Return and Aggregate Earnings News

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 14 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 18 Mar 2009
William M. Cready and Umit Gurun
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management and University of Texas at Dallas
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Corporate Earnings, Information, Market Efficiency

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Is There a Confidence Interval for That? A Critical Examination of Null Outcome Reporting in Accounting Research

Number of pages: 66 Posted: 04 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 08 May 2019
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, University of Texas at Dallas, Naveen Jindal School of Management, Students, University of Texas at Dallas, Naveen Jindal School of Management, Students, Xiamen University, University of Texas at Dallas, Naveen Jindal School of Management, Students and University of Texas at Dallas, Naveen Jindal School of Management, Students
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Null Hypothesis, Null Outcome, Confidence Interval

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Negative Special Items and Future Earnings: Expense Transfer or Real Improvements?

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 05 Apr 2011
William M. Cready, Thomas J. Lopez and Craig A. Sisneros
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, University of Alabama - Culverhouse School of Accountancy and Oklahoma State University
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Negative special items, earnings management, Restructuring

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Information Environment Characteristics of Strategic Alliances

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 14 Jul 2008
William M. Cready and Sebahattin Demirkan
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management and University of Maryland
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Information Environment, Strategic Alliances, ERC

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Discussion of Analyzing the German Accounting Triad with an Enhanced Multifactor Model - 'Accounting Premium' for IAS/IFRS and U.S. GAAP Vis-À-Vis German GAAP

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 19 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 21 May 2008
William M. Cready
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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IFRS, US GAAP, German GAAP, cost of equity capital, information quality, diversification

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Negative Special Items, Tax Rates, and the Income-Transfer Hypothesis

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 29 Mar 2007
William M. Cready, Thomas J. Lopez and Craig A. Sisneros
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, University of Alabama - Culverhouse School of Accountancy and Oklahoma State University
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Negative special items, income-transfer, tax rates, Restructuring

Are Trade Size Based Inferences About Traders Reliable? Evidence from Institutional Earnings-Related Trading

Journal of Accounting Research, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 11 May 2014 Last Revised: 27 Jul 2014
William M. Cready, Abdullah Kumas and Musa Subasi
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, University of Richmond - Robins School of Business and University of Maryland-College Park - Robert H. Smith School of Business
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Large Traders, Small Traders, Earnings Expectations, Post-earnings-announcement drift, Transaction Sizes

Are Trade Size-Based Inferences About Traders Reliable? Evidence from Institutional Earnings-Related Trading

Journal of Accounting Research, Vol. 52, No. 4, 2014
Posted: 05 Oct 2014
William M. Cready, Abdullah Kumas and Musa Subasi
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, University of Richmond - Robins School of Business and University of Maryland-College Park - Robert H. Smith School of Business

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Large Traders, Small Traders, Earnings Expectations, Post-earnings-announcement drift, Transaction Sizes

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Bonus Rigidity and Future Performance: Theory and Evidence

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 07 May 2012
William M. Cready, Zhonglan Dai and Guang Ma
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, University of Texas at Dallas - School of Management and National University of Singapore
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Bonus Compensation, Performance Prediction, Compensation Shielding, Pay Rigidity

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The Short Horizon Predictive Content of Aggregate Earnings

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 02 Sep 2009
William M. Cready and Umit Gurun
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management and University of Texas at Dallas
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Corporate Earnings, Excess Aggregate Market Return, Analyst Recommendations

Aggregate Market Attention Around Earnings Announcements

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 19 May 2014
William M. Cready and Abdullah Kumas
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management and University of Richmond - Robins School of Business
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Earnings Announcement, Attention Hypothesis, Information Transfer Hypothesis and Trading Volume

Aggregate Market Attention Around Earnings Announcements

Posted: 11 Jan 2015
Abdullah Kumas and William M. Cready
University of Richmond - Robins School of Business and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management

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Earnings Announcement, Attention Hypothesis, Information Conveyance, and Trading Volume

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Facebook Posting Activity and the Selective Amplification of Earnings Disclosures

Forthcoming in China Journal of Accounting Research doi/10.1016/j.cjar.2019.02.001
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 19 Apr 2019
Rajib Hasan and William M. Cready
University of Houston, Clear Lake - School of Business and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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Social Media, Disclosures, Earnings Announcements

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Debt Covenant Violation and the Value Relevance of Accounting Information

Advances in Financial Planning and Forecasting, 2001
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 02 Oct 2001 Last Revised: 10 Sep 2016
William M. Cready, Khondkar E. Karim and Steve C. Lim
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, University of Massachusetts Lowell and Texas Christian University - M.J. Neeley School of Business
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Covenants violation; Value relevance

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Market Underestimation of the Implications of R&D Increases for Future Earnings: The US Evidence

Journal of Business Finance & Accounting, Vol. 39, Issue 3‐4, pp. 289-314, 2012
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 21 Apr 2012
Ashiq Ali, Mustafa Ciftci and William M. Cready
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, American University of Sharjah - School of Business and Management and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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R&D increases, mispricing, underestimation of future earnings, analysts’ forecasts

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Restructuring Charges and CEO Cash Compensation: A Reexamination

Accounting Review, January 2003
Posted: 03 Nov 2002
Davit Adut, William M. Cready and Thomas J. Lopez
affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management and University of Alabama - Culverhouse School of Accountancy

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executive compensation, restructuring charges, compensation committee

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Assessing Investor Response to Information Events Using Return and Volume Metrics

The Accounting Review, October 2002
Posted: 30 Jun 2002
William M. Cready and David N. Hurtt
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management and Western Michigan University - Haworth College of Business

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Absolute Returns, Event Study, Information Content, Unexpected Return, Volume

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Components of Earnings-Induced Volume

Posted: 13 Jan 1997
William M. Cready and Kennard S. Brackney
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management and University of North Carolina at Greensboro

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Institutional Ownership, Differential Predisclosure Precision and Trading Volume at Announcement Dates

Posted: 04 Nov 1996
William M. Cready and Siddharta Utama
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management and University of Indonesia (UI)

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