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Optimizing a basket against the efficient market hypothesis


  • Fr'ed'eric Abergel
  • Mauro Politi


The possibility that the collective dynamics of a set of stocks could lead to a specific basket violating the efficient market hypothesis is investigated. Precisely, we show that it is systematically possible to form a basket with a non-trivial autocorrelation structure when the examined time scales are at the order of tens of seconds. Moreover, we show that this situation is persistent enough to allow some kind of forecasting.

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  • Fr'ed'eric Abergel & Mauro Politi, 2010. "Optimizing a basket against the efficient market hypothesis," Papers 1006.5230,
  • Handle: RePEc:arx:papers:1006.5230

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