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The Trader, the Market Maker, his Guru and her Information

  • Nicolas Melissas


    (Centro de Investigacion Economica (CIE), Instituto Tecnologico Autonomo de Mexico (ITAM))

This paper argues that a guru possessing a multi-dimensional informational advantage may want to truthfully report her opinion to the media to learn more out of the actions of other, sometimes better-informed traders.

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Paper provided by Centro de Investigacion Economica, ITAM in its series Working Papers with number 0702.

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Length: 20 pages
Date of creation: Jan 2007
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Handle: RePEc:cie:wpaper:0702
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