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1 July 1999 Financial Analysts Journal Volume 55, Issue 4

A Study of Financial Analysts: Practice and Theory

  1. Stanley B. Block

The study reported here focused on determining what analytical techniques financial analysts who are members of AIMR actually use. The study achieved a response rate of 33.75 percent. Questions covered 16 areas, including the use of present value analysis, the importance of quarterly earnings' announcements in decision making, belief in efficient markets, acceptance or rejection of market anomalies, and belief in the importance of international diversification for risk reduction.

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