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Optimal Trade Execution Under Geometric Brownian Motion In The Almgren And Chriss Framework


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    (Department of Mathematics, Baruch College, CUNY, One Bernard Baruch Way, New York, NY 10010, USA)


    (Department of Mathematics, University of Mannheim, A5, 6, 68131 Mannheim, Germany)

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    With an alternative choice of risk criterion, we solve the HJB equation explicitly to find a closed-form solution for the optimal trade execution strategy in the Almgren–Chriss framework assuming the underlying unaffected stock price process is geometric Brownian motion.

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    Article provided by World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd. in its journal International Journal of Theoretical and Applied Finance.

    Volume (Year): 14 (2011)
    Issue (Month): 03 ()
    Pages: 353-368

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    Handle: RePEc:wsi:ijtafx:v:14:y:2011:i:03:p:353-368

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    Keywords: HJB; optimal execution; risk measures; market impact;


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    4. Somayeh Moazeni & Thomas Coleman & Yuying Li, 2013. "Regularized robust optimization: the optimal portfolio execution case," Computational Optimization and Applications, Springer, vol. 55(2), pages 341-377, June.
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    6. Florian Kl\"ock & Alexander Schied & Yuemeng Sun, 2012. "Price manipulation in a market impact model with dark pool," Papers 1205.4008,, revised May 2014.
    7. Olivier Gu\'eant, 2012. "Optimal execution and block trade pricing: a general framework," Papers 1210.6372,, revised Jul 2014.
    8. Theodoros M. Diasakos, 2011. "A Simple Characterization of Dynamic Completeness in Continuous Time," Carlo Alberto Notebooks 211, Collegio Carlo Alberto.
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    10. Mauricio Labadie & Charles-Albert Lehalle, 2010. "Optimal trading algorithms and selfsimilar processes: a p-variation approach," Working Papers hal-00546145, HAL.
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    12. Forsyth, P.A. & Kennedy, J.S. & Tse, S.T. & Windcliff, H., 2012. "Optimal trade execution: A mean quadratic variation approach," Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Elsevier, vol. 36(12), pages 1971-1991.
    13. Qinghua Li, 2014. "Facilitation and Internalization Optimal Strategy in a Multilateral Trading Context," Papers 1404.7320,
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