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Efficiency and speculation with price-contingent markets

Lars E. O. Svensson

Efficiency and speculation with price-contingent markets

the case with discrete expectations

by Lars E. O. Svensson

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Published by Institute for International Economic Studies, University of Stockholm in Stockholm .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Speculation -- Mathematical models.,
  • Equilibrium (Economics) -- Mathematical models.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: leaves 32-33.

    Statementby Lars E.O. Svensson.
    SeriesSeminar paper / Institute for International Economic Studies, University of Stockholm ;, no. 88, Seminar paper (Stockholms universitet. Institutet för internationell ekonomi ;, no. 88.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHG6015 .S95
    The Physical Object
    Pagination33 leaves ;
    Number of Pages33
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3808955M
    LC Control Number81115407


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Efficiency and speculation with price-contingent markets by Lars E. O. Svensson Download PDF EPUB FB2

"The Speculation Economy" is really two ill-matching books in one volume. One book -- by far the more interesting -- tells the story of the creation of American financial capitalism between and Cited by:   Jules Regnault, a stock broker's assistant, first proposed the idea of efficient markets in his book "Calcul des Chances et Philosophie De La Bourse," translated roughly to "Calculation of Author: Terin Miller.

Book Info. Hans-Michael Geiger- Informational Efficiency in Speculative Markets- A Theoretical Investigation. Book Description: The purpose of this work is to provide a critical presentation and some extensions of two perspectives of informational efficiency: On the one hand the neoclassical perspective or «arithmomorphic approach» explains efficiency in terms of a concept mainly based on an explicit.

An economy with ex ante markets for future delivery contingent on ex post spot market prices is considered. Since spot prices are publicly observed ex post, this framework bypasses the enforcement problems that may arise as a result of differential information about states of nature.

Generically, the equilibria of an economy with price-contingent deliveries coincide with the equilibria Cited by: 1. Markets where agents can enter into forward contracts contingent upon future spot prices are studied with respect to existence of equilibrium, occurrence of speculation, and efficiency.

View Show. The aim of this article is to provide a framework to differentiate between legitimate speculation and excessive speculation, using the efficient market mechanism as a guide (or blueprint).

Downloadable. An economy with ex ante markets for future delivery contingent on ex post spot market prices is considered. Since spot prices are publicly observed ex post, this framework bypasses the enforcement problems that may arise as a result of differential information about states of nature.

Generically, the equilibria of an economy with price-contingent deliveries coincide with the. Market Efficiency Explained. There are three degrees of market efficiency.

The weak form of market efficiency is that past price movements are not useful for predicting future prices. If all. Empirical evidence suggests that the capital markets are informationally efficient, which rules out alternative one, leaving only alternative two as a potential source of value.

What is market efficiency. An efficient market is a market in which securities are priced according to their value given all publicly available information. Abstract. A capital market is said to be efficient if it fully and correctly reflects all relevant information in determining security prices.

Formally, the market is Efficiency and speculation with price-contingent markets book to be efficient with respect to some information set, ϕ, if security prices would be unaffected by revealing that information to all er, efficiency with respect to an information set, ϕ, implies that it.

Jensen () defines market efficiency as follows 2. A market is efficient with respect to information set Ω t if it is impossible to make economic profits by trading on the basis of information set Ω t.

A closely related definition of market efficiency is provided by Malkiel (). The efficient market hypothesis deals primarily with A. random speculation in securities. the degree to which prices adjust to new information. degrees to which price movements are the result of past trends.

how an investor can significantly outperform the market in general. This book’s main point is that, “Free markets make people free to choose, but they also make them free to phish, and free to be phished.” The market is a double-edged sword.

When the public recognizes that reality, there will be more support for government regulators to protect the public from s: developed tests of market efficiency.2 As seen in Overview Table I, an efficient market, as defined by Fama, is one where market prices reflect all Efficiency and speculation with price-contingent markets book infor - mation.

In other words, the market price always equals the fundamental value and, as soon as news comes out, prices immediately react to fully reflect the new information. market prices and price expectations are supposed to provide efficient long run profit expectations and incentives to support efficient decentralized investments in new generating capacity and efficient retirements of existing generating capacity.

Wholesale market designs in the U.S. that evolved since the. The efficient market hypothesis and its critics, Princeton University, CEPS Working Paper No. 91; Alexandra Gabriela Ţ i ţ an / Procedia Economics and Finance 32 () – Because of the very distinct results, on the following pages, I will present the main findings on short term.

Marco Haase, Yvonne Seiler Zimmermann, Heinz Zimmermann, The impact of speculation on commodity futures markets – A review of the findings of empirical studies, Journal of Commodity Markets, /, 3, 1, (), (). There are various forms of speculation. A market maker, a party who shows a bid and offer price at all times, is a speculator who assumes that making a two-way price will offer the opportunity to profit or make the spread between the buy price and the sell price.

An investor in commodity production is a speculator. In Fama published a review of both the theory and the evidence for the hypothesis. The paper extended and refined the theory, included the definitions for three forms of financial market efficiency: weak, semi-strong, and strong.

It has been argued that the stock market is “micro efficient,” but not “macro inefficient. to forget just how foreign market efficiency is in wider circles. Billions of dollars are spent to generate securities research, recommendations, and advice.

The popular image of the securities markets is one of a noisy crowd easily manipulated by and hyper-sensitive to rumors and fads.4 Best-selling books. The main question posed by the book is about having an investing edge. Many people think they have it but the great majority of investors do not and the book makes a compelling argument about it.

Do you believe markets are efficient. It turns out it's very hard to beat the S&P index, even for professional investors/5(17).

'Speculation in the context of this model is connected to the markets non-Walrasian character. l{ oul-of-equilibrium trading is precluded, a different description of speculation is needed. Two alternative definitions are given in Svensson () and Hart and Kreps ().

Whether speculation has a place in the portfolios of investors is the subject of much debate. Proponents of efficient market hypothesis believe the market is always fairly priced, making.

A financial market is an "efficient market" if its prices take into account all knowledge that people have about that market.

(Notice that the use of the word "efficiency" in this context is not the same as the use of the word in most of microeconomics.) If there is knowledge that is not being used, unexploited profit opportunities exist, and.

The efficient-market hypothesis (EMH) holds that this type of investor behavior causes stock prices to quickly trade to their fair value since all available information is taken into account by.

The efficient-market hypothesis (EMH) is a hypothesis in financial economics that states that asset prices reflect all available information. A direct implication is that it is impossible to "beat the market" consistently on a risk-adjusted basis since market prices should only react to new information.

Price efficiency is the concept that the price at which an asset sells should already reflect all public supply and demand information pertaining to it. A variation on the concept states that changes in this information are reflected instantly in the market price, while yet another version states that the price already reflects information that is both publicly and privately available.

[2] Efficiency requires numerous traders / freedom of entry so no one has market power [3] Efficiency requires symmetric information (absence of moral hazard or adverse selection) [4] Efficiency requires everything to be tradeable in the market If there are external economies or diseconomies or public goods/ bads, some benefits or costs are not.

Great mix on history of financial markets, psychology of speculation and biggest bubbles of all times. Three main lessons for me: roots, motives and patterns for excessive speculation were always same, from Ancient Rome until today - If it's too good to be true- it's a bubble (unfortunately, desire for more wins against logic) - British and American industrial revolution, technological 4/5(98).

This study conducts a systematic survey on whether the pricing behavior of cryptocurrencies is predictable. Thus, the Efficient Market Hypothesis is rejected and speculation is feasible via trading. We center interest on the Rescaled Range (R/S) and Detrended Fluctuation Analysis (DFA) as well as other relevant methodologies of testing long memory in returns and volatility.

To many young people, the idea of efficient financial markets -- the idea that, in the words of economist Eugene Fama, “At any point in time, the actual price of a security will be a good.

Speculation is a bad word. Years ago, when I was working on stock market returns for my doctoral degree, my dad was quite embarrassed to tell his friends about my work. In his view, the stock market was a gambling den, even if his daughter was trying to show that returns are worth the risk.

This study aims to find the response by stock market against the announcements of quarterly earnings is empirically tested by exploiting event study methodology. Efficient market hypothesis (EMH) on Saudi stock exchange is also tried on.,The market model is applied to help gauge the expected returns and to illustrate abnormal returns around the event date.,The results established that Saudi.

Yuanyuan Zhang, Stephen Chan, Jeffrey Chu, Hana Sulieman, On the Market Efficiency and Liquidity of High-Frequency Cryptocurrencies in a Bull and Bear Market, Journal of Risk and Financial Management, /jrfm, 13, 1, (8), ().

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According to Fama’s definition, which quickly became the standard one, a financial market is “weak-form efficient” if prices reflect all the past information that is relevant to the market. In the process, she reveals the mutual constitution of financial speculation in the drug industry and the structural adjustment plans that the IMF imposed on African nations.

Her book is a sobering ethnographic analysis of the effects of speculation and "development" as they reverberate across markets and continents, and play out in everyday.

Markets work on dynamic human strategies and emotions, as witnessed by the numerous spectacular crashes we’ve seen over the last few decades.

How food prices rise. The reason why these debates matter goes beyond the efficiency of pricing in derivatives markets. If markets are efficient, then the timing of corporate decisions makes no difference. However, if markets are not efficient, the timing of IPOs and other corporate actions do matter.

Market efficiency implies that the stock price of the issuing firm, on average, neither rises nor falls AFTER issuance of stock. price changes and concludes that speculation played some role in the price increase during summer Smith () nds no evidence that speculation increased prices between and Notes that inventories fell and non-OPEC producers did not reduce output.

We use a simple model of supply and demand in the cash and storage markets. In his book, John Bogle argued that in the minds of most individuals, investment and speculation are now indistinguishable. All market activity lies on a time continuum.

Moving from left to right, we observe buy–sell decisions in the stock market that occur in microseconds, minutes, hours, days, weeks, months, years, and decades.Svensson, Lars E O, "Efficiency and Speculation in a Model with Price-Contingent Contracts," Econometrica, Econometric Society, vol.

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