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asdoc : Sends Stata output to MS Word

About asdoc asdoc is a Stata program that makes the process of sending Stata output to MS Word super easy. asdoc creates high quality, publication-ready tables from various Stata commands such as summarize, correlate, tabstat, cross-tabs, regressions, t-tests, flexible table, and many more. Installation The program can be installed by typing the following from the Stata

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Log vs simple returns: Examples and comparisons

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Simple vs log returns | Conversion from daily to other frequencies MS Excel Example  [Download Example] In the above table, we have data from 1/1/2010 to 1/7/2010.  The first column had firm id; the second column has dates; the third column has stock prices. id date prices simple ri log_ri ri+1 1 1/1/2010 70 1

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Stata Dates: Conversion from one format to another

Case 1: From String to Stata format Usually, when we import data manually into the Stata Editor, the dates are shown in string format. For example, Nov202011, November202011, or  etc. We can use the gen command with date function gen newdate = date(oldDate, “MDY”)   Case 2: From daily to monthly gen monthly = mofd(daily_date)

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Find annual | monthly cumulative (product) of returns

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The problem Let’s say that we have daily stock returns. We want to convert those returns to cumulative returns for a weekly, monthly or yearly frequency. Where cumulative returns = (1+Ri1) * (1+Ri2) * (1+R3) * … (1+R4) – 1   Solution First create the weekly, monthly or year identifier, and then use asrol program.

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Research Topics in Islamic Banking and Finance

  1  How Islamic financial instruments can be used in international trade? 2  A mechanism for inter-bank transactions for Islamic and conventional banks 3  Can Sharia board play a role in the development of Islamic instruments? 4 Tawarruq as a tool of inter-bank borrowing 5  Risk management framework for Islamic banks: do we need something special? 6

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Research Topics in Finance: Earning Management

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  1  The relationship between earning management and market liquidity 1  Are top management pays and earning management practices related? 2  Can financial crisis affect earning management practices? 3  The effect of the earning transparency on cost of capital  4  The impact of leverage on accrual-based earnings management 5  Can institutional investors exploit the accrual anomaly? 6  Accrual-based and

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Research Topics in Finance | Financing / Capital Structure Choices

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In this blog post, I would like to present a list of research topics related to financing or capital structure decisions. 1  Top managers experiences and firms’ capital structure choices 1  Do macroeconomic factors affect the choice of debt /equity financing? How are small firms affected? 2  Supply of capital and debt-equity choices 3  Persistence in capital structure decisions?

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How to convert numeric date to Stata date

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Real-life data can come in a variety of formats.  In this post, I would like to show how to convert a numeric date to Stata date. The problem Let’s use an example.  Say that we have date variable in the following format and we want to convert it to Stata format. +———-+ | datevar |

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T-bills rates, auction dates, bids and offer prices

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Auction No. Auction Date Realized Amount 3-Months 6-Months 12-Months 1st 6/25/1998 23,623.24 15.70% 2nd 7/14/1998 7,708.23 14.62% 15.41% 16.00% 3rd 7/23/1998 2,305.36 15.74% 4th 8/5/1998 21,261.33 13.82% 15.29% 15.90% 5th 8/18/1998 19,628.07 13.71% 14.94% 15.78% 6th 9/4/1998 20,526.84 13.85% 15.39% 7th 9/29/1998 9,255.20 13.55% 15.17% 8th 10/12/1998 1,910.04 15.18% 9th 10/23/1998 10th 11/4/1998 23,149.34 14.13%

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List of KSE-100 Companies September 2017

  Name Market Capitalization Percentage in the Index Habib BankXD         140,935,188,968.64 6.49% Oil & Gas Dev.           97,945,042,453.20 4.51% United Bank           93,160,074,218.75 4.29% Engro CorpXD           92,586,550,244.85 4.27% Pak Petroleum           86,175,312,235.56 3.97% MCB Bank LtdXD           83,190,700,725.10 3.83% Hub Power Co.           80,475,458,975.12 3.71% Lucky CementXD           77,564,727,500.00 3.57% Nestle PakistanXD          

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