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Evidence suggests that arbitragers exchange investment ideas. We analyze why and under what circumstances sharing occurs. Our model suggests that sharing ideas will lead to the following: more efficient asset prices, larger arbitrager profits, and correlated arbitrager returns. We predict that arbitragers will exchange ideas in markets where arbitragers are capital constrained, noise trader influence is high, and arbitrage investors are more loss averse. We also predict that arbitrage networks can lead to crowded trades, which can create systematic risk in extreme market circumstances.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Information Exchange and the Limits of Arbitrage|
|English Title:||Information Exchange and the Limits of Arbitrage|
|Keywords:||arbitrage, hedge funds, market efficiency, information exchange, social networks, loss aversion, crowded trades|
|Subjects:||G - Financial Economics > G1 - General Financial Markets > G14 - Information and Market Efficiency; Event Studies
G - Financial Economics > G1 - General Financial Markets > G12 - Asset Pricing; Trading volume; Bond Interest Rates
G - Financial Economics > G1 - General Financial Markets > G11 - Portfolio Choice; Investment Decisions
G - Financial Economics > G1 - General Financial Markets > G10 - General
|Depositing User:||Wesley Gray|
|Date Deposited:||04. Dec 2008 06:11|
|Last Modified:||14. Feb 2013 21:31|
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