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 G. 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 G. 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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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 Oklahoma - Steed School of Accounting, 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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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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Is There a Confidence Interval for That? A Critical Examination of Null Outcome Reporting in Accounting Research

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 04 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 12 Mar 2021
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, University of Texas at Dallas, University of Minnesota, Carlson School of Management, 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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Market Return and Aggregate Earnings News

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 14 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 18 Mar 2009
William M. Cready and Umit G. 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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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 Manhattan College - O'Malley School of Business
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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

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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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

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The 'Big N' Audit Quality Kerfuffle

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 02 Jan 2020 Last Revised: 12 Mar 2021
William M. Cready
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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Audit Quality, Methodology, Statistical Significance

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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 McGill University - Desautels Faculty of Management
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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 G. 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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A Content Based Assessment of the Relative Quality of Leading Accounting Journals

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 03 Sep 2019
William M. Cready, Bo Liu and Di Wang
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, Susquehanna University - School of Business and University of Texas at Dallas, Naveen Jindal School of Management, Students
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Representational Faithfulness, Accounting Quality

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Time-Series Properties of Quarterly Aggregate Earnings

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 26 May 2020
Koren M. Jo and William M. Cready
Hong Kong Polytechnic University - School of Accounting and Finance and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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Aggregate Earnings, Random Walk, Time-Series Properties

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Learning While Working: How Do Early Litigation Experiences Affect Managers' Disclosure?

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 14 Jul 2017 Last Revised: 04 Jan 2021
William M. Cready and Yaqin Hu
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management and McMaster University
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CEOs, decision from experience, litigation, management forecasts, disclosure

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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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Replication of Quasi-Experimental Population Studies: Motivation and Guidance

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 19 Mar 2021
William M. Cready
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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replication, metodology, population analyses

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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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Empirical implications of incorrect special item tax rate assumptions

Review of Accounting Studies, forthcoming
Posted: 06 Dec 2021
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, University of Alabama - Culverhouse School of Accountancy, Oklahoma State University and University of Alabama

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Special items; nonrecurring items; assumed tax rates; marginal tax rates

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Complacency at the Gates

Significance 16 (4): 18-19.
Posted: 09 Jul 2019 Last Revised: 08 Oct 2019
William M. Cready
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management

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Statistical Signficance, Faithful Representation

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Restructuring Charges and CEO Cash Compensation: A Reexamination

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

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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