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Market Selection Of Financial Trading Strategies: Global Stability

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  • Igor V. Evstigneev
  • Thorsten Hens
  • Klaus Reiner Schenk‐Hoppé

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In this paper we analyze the long‐run dynamics of the market selection process among simple trading strategies in an incomplete asset market with endogenous prices. We identify a unique surviving financial trading strategy. Investors following this strategy asymptotically gather total market wealth. This result generalizes findings by Blume and Easlcy (1992) to any complete or incomplete asset market.

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  • Igor V. Evstigneev & Thorsten Hens & Klaus Reiner Schenk‐Hoppé, 2002. "Market Selection Of Financial Trading Strategies: Global Stability," Mathematical Finance, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 12(4), pages 329-339, October.
  • Handle: RePEc:bla:mathfi:v:12:y:2002:i:4:p:329-339
    DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-9965.2002.tb00127.x
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    JEL classification:

    • D52 - Microeconomics - - General Equilibrium and Disequilibrium - - - Incomplete Markets
    • D81 - Microeconomics - - Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty - - - Criteria for Decision-Making under Risk and Uncertainty
    • D83 - Microeconomics - - Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty - - - Search; Learning; Information and Knowledge; Communication; Belief; Unawareness
    • G11 - Financial Economics - - General Financial Markets - - - Portfolio Choice; Investment Decisions

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