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Can markets predict Supreme Court rulings for corporate cases?

January 5, 2022

“Academics, non-academics, the popular press and citizens frequently speculate and look for clues to predict the outcome of these cases, often with limited success. Do the financial markets, with their collective intellect and wisdom, and efficiency in processing information, also anticipate Supreme Court decisions relating to the corporate world? Can they correctly predict the impact of the actions of the justices, on average?”

IR Magazine’s latest article examines these questions in the full research paper, “Do financial markets anticipate corporate-related decisions of the United States Supreme Court?” by K. Suslava, S. Govindaraj, and Y. Davis.