Did you know:

  1. Markets inefficiently assess earnings because too few investors analyze footnotes
  2. Corporate managers exploit footnotes to manipulate earnings
  3. New technology gives you footnotes data so you can profit and protect portfolios from these manipulations

These findings are from a new paper from Harvard Business School and MIT Sloan, “Core Earnings: New Data and Evidence.” We joined Benzinga’s PreMarket Prep on November 7 to discuss this paper, its takeaways, and how you can use our data featured in the paper to pick better stocks.

This article originally published on November 6, 2019.

Disclosure: David Trainer, Sam McBride, and Kyle Guske II receive no compensation to write about any specific stock, sector, style, or theme.

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