Localized Information Acquisition

Stephan Hollander and Robin Litjens, Tilburg University

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Wall Street Horizon Abstract

Using a combination of qualitative and quantitative research methods, the authors analyze the patterns and strategies employed by investors in acquiring localized information. They examine the use of various sources, such as local news outlets, industry reports, and network connections, to gather insights that can potentially influence investment decisions.

The findings of the study reveal that investors actively seek out localized information and incorporate it into their decision-making process. The researchers observe that localized information acquisition can lead to superior investment performance, as investors who possess timely and accurate information about specific regions or industries can identify undervalued assets or emerging trends.

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