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CEO Overconfidence and the Speed of Adjustment of Cash Holdings

Firms hold cash for several reasons, e.g., to seize strategic opportunities as they arise or as a buffer against unexpected shocks. While research has focused on the question as to how much cash a firm should hold, it has mostly ignored how quickly firms move back to their optimal or target cash holdings level once they have been pushed away from that level. Read more here .