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The role of bond covenants and short-term debt: evidence from Brazil
This paper examines the relationship between covenants, short-term and long-term debt with companies which face growth opportunities. Using a sample of 159 Brazilian corporate bonds, we found evidence that: 1) Covenants ...
The short-selling skill of institutions and individuals: a market-wide and out-of-sample analysis
Using market-wide data from the Brazilian stock lending market, we find strong evidence of short-selling skill for some institutions and individuals. Skilled short-sellers present out-of-sample performance persistence, ...
Combined Pool/Bilateral Short-Term Hydrothermal Scheduling Model for Day-Ahead Energy Markets
(Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2012-09-01)
This paper proposes a combined pool/bilateral short term hydrothermal scheduling model (PDC) for the context of the day-ahead energy markets. Some innovative aspects are introduced in the model, such as: i) the hydraulic ...
Distribution of Short-Term and Lifetime Predicted Risks of Cardiovascular Diseases in Peruvian Adults
(Wiley Open Access, 2015)
BACKGROUND: Short-term risk assessment tools for prediction of cardiovascular disease events are widely recommended in clinical practice and are used largely for single time-point estimations; however, persons with low ...