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Intraday Trade in Dealership Markets

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  • Dan Bernhardt
  • Eric Hughson

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We develop and test a structural asymmetric information transaction model to characterize the price impact of information on the NYSE. Unlike previous literature, we allow for mixed entry strategies on the part of informed traders and obtain an equilibrium where trades are temporally separated. in addition, when it is costly to transact, informed agents will not trade small quantities. Estimation of the structural parameters is performed using a maximum likelihood procedure. The price impact of information and the average informational innovation are found to be positive and significant. However, when the overidentifying restrictions are tested, the model is rejected with probability one.

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Paper provided by Queen's University, Department of Economics in its series Working Papers with number 841.

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  2. Dan Bernhardt & Ryan Davies & Harvey Westbrook Jr., 2002. "Smart Fund Managers? Stupid Money?," ICMA Centre Discussion Papers in Finance icma-dp2002-19, Henley Business School, Reading University, revised Jul 2003.
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  5. Zhou, Deqing, 2013. "Irrational confidence, imperfect and long-lived information," International Review of Economics & Finance, Elsevier, vol. 27(C), pages 383-405.
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  7. Osler, Carol & Mende, Alexander & Menkhoff, Lukas, 2006. "Price Discovery in Currency Markets," Hannover Economic Papers (HEP) dp-351, Leibniz Universit├Ąt Hannover, Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Fakult├Ąt.
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