Volume 8

Issue 2

Fall 2010


Monzurul Hoque, Saint Xavier University

Associate Editors:

Thomas Krueger, Texas A&M University,Kingsville
Inayat Ullah Mangla, Western Michigan University


Sheri Faircloth, University of Nevada, Reno
Raj Kohli, Indiana University of South Bend
Hamid Moini, University of Wisconsin, Whitewater
G.N. Naidu, Illinois State University, Bloomington
Donald Swanton, Roosevelt University
Mark A. Wrolstad, Winona University

Editor's Assistant:

Christina West, Saint Xavier University

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  • 2010 Fall: Volume 8, Issue 2
  • Exchange Rate Dynamics: The Case of US Dollar Exchange Rates against Three Major Currencies in Asia

    • Byeongyong Paul Choi ;
    • Jin-Gil Jeong

    The Determinants of the Reinsurance Decision by Life Insurance Companies

    • Raja Bouzouita ;
    • Arthur J. Young

    Risk Management during the Real Estate Bubble: GARCH or Stable Distributions?

    • David Basterfield ;
    • Thomas Bundt

    The Wealth Effects of CFO Turnover: Evidence from Post-Sarbanes-Oxley Act

    • WaQar Ghani ;
    • Rajneesh Sharma.

    Forecasting Future Sales of Manufacturing Firms

    • Reza Espahbodi ;
    • Pouran Espahbodi ;
    • Hassan Espahbodi

    Loan Delinquencies and Bank Stock Returns

    • William Lepley

    Improvements in NYSE Trading and Information Technology: 1878-1984

    • Joan C. Junkus

    Is APV Better than WACC for Non-Stationary Debt Ratio?

    • Howard Qi ;
    • Guangsen Han

    Investing Your Own Endowment Fund like Harvard Invests

    • Timothy G. Peterson

    Demand for Foreign Currency Reserves in Emerging Market Countries: Is Herding Applicable?

    • Maru Etta-Nkwelle

    Maximizing IRA Returns Using FLP/LLC Discounting Techniques

    • William E. Maas ;
    • Kevin M. Bahr ;
    • Sean T. Carey

    International Index Investing during the Financial Crisis

    • C. Edward Chang ;
    • H. Doug Witte ;
    • Tsu-Hong Yen

    A Comparative Performance Analysis of Three Model Portfolios of Value Line

    • Jamshid Mehran ;
    • Robert Balik ;
    • Raj K. Kohli

    Women on the Board: Diversity and Firm Performance

    • Sharon K. Lee

    International Diversification

    • Robert Balik ;
    • Jamshid Mehran

    Do Jim Cramer's Mad Money Recommendations Have the Same Impact in a Bear Market as in a Bull Market?

    • Peppi M. Kenny ;
    • Don T. Johnson

    Exchange Traded Funds as a Vehicle for Implementing End-of-Month Trading Strategies

    • Charles Rayhorn ;
    • Kenneth Janson ;
    • James Drosen

    Volume 8, Issue 2 Reviewer List


    The Journal of Finance Issues accepts open submission of new scholarly empirical or theoretical papers in all areas of Finance including but not limited to Corporate Finance; Financial Institutions; International Finance; Portfolio & Security Analysis; Real Estate and Insurance & Risk Premium. The Academy of Finance supports and sponsors the journal.

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    • Monzurul Hoque, Editor
    • Saint Xavier University
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