FLOS

AcronymDefinition
FLOSFree/Libre Open Source (software)
FLOSFractional Lower-Order Statistics
FLOSFort Lauderdale Orchid Society (Florida)
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Alternatively, Core, Guay, and Verdi (2008) (CGV) suggest that FLOS use a misspecified model to test the hypothesis that accruals quality is a priced risk factor.
Consistent with FLOS, we find a negative relationship between the quality of accruals and the cost of debt capital to insurers.
Empirically, FLOS purport to show that information risk is a priced risk factor, supporting the model of Easley and O'Hara (2004).
With regard to the pricing of information risk into the cost of debt, FLOS document that poorer accounting quality results in higher debt costs for firms.
Studies such as FLOS and CGV use data from multiple industries to calculate the effects of accounting quality on the cost of equity.
When considering standard debt mechanisms, FLOS provide empirical evidence to support this theory.
Again, FLOS claim to show that firms with poor accruals quality have high cost of equity.
Whereas with Rose it is difficult to identify a specific reason other than convenience for keeping writings close, Floss carrying of Rose's first and third letters and corresponding songs in a pouch at his waist suggests that their appeal and power exceed simply aesthetic value.