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Price destabilizing speculation

Oliver Hart

Price destabilizing speculation

by Oliver Hart

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Published by International Centre for Economics and Related Disciplines in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Oliver D. Hart and David M. Kreps.
SeriesTheoretical economics discussion paper -- 92
ContributionsKreps, David M. 1950-, International Centre for Economics and Related Disciplines.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14629097M

the predominance of speculation over enterprises in the United States. —John Maynard Keynes, The General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money, Despite the prevailing opinion to the contrary, I am very dubious that in fact speculation in foreign exchange would be destabilizing. Evidence. A recourse to history, the book’s first part aims to trace and explain the steep rise in oil prices since the early s. Aguilera and Radetzki’s data suggest that, between that time and , the real price of oil advanced by nearly percent, an increase more than 10 times larger than that seen in the price index for metals and minerals.

Naive economic models predict that speculative demand should stabilize commodity prices. For example, if speculators buy when the price is low and sell when it is high, speculative activity will tend to have a stabilizing effect. Nevertheless, many resource-market participants believe that opening futures markets tends to be destabilizing. sistent with simple notions as to how destabilizing speculation might affect prices in speculative markets an initially underappreciated paper was published by John Muth.3 Muth argued that a.

But for now, you sell that stock for $90 in cash. Two days later, the stock price is $88, so you buy one share with your $90 in cash. That leaves you with $2 in profit! (Well almost two dollars—you have to pay the person who loaned you the stock two days of interest.) As Mallaby later documents in his book, Soros and the gang of. Economist Milton Friedman legendarily stated this idea in when he wrote: “People who argue that speculation is destabilizing seldom realize that this is largely equivalent to saying that.


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Price destabilizing speculation by Oliver Hart Download PDF EPUB FB2

In the Panglossian world of academic finance, all markets are self-regulating and all participants are rational economic agents with the same information and motivations. Commodity trading, where there are two different classes of market participant, with different knowledge levels and goals, really doesn't fit in this model.

On the one hand, farmers and miners, who. The traditional "Chicago school" view of speculation is that it is stabilizing (Friedman ). This point of view is predicated on the argument that there exists a market price that is warranted by economic fundamentals.

When the actual price exceeds this warranted price, speculators realize that. "Price Destabilizing Speculation," Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press, vol.

94(5), pagesOctober. References listed on IDEAS as. Downloadable (with restrictions). It is sometimes asserted that rational speculative activity must result in more stable prices because speculators buy when prices are low and sell when they are high.

This is incorrect. Speculators buy when the chances of price appreciation are high, selling when the Price destabilizing speculation book are low.

Speculative activity in an economy in which all agents are rational, have. Profitable Destabilizing Speculation as Intertemporal Price Discrimination Article (PDF Available) in The American economist 28(2) October with 20 Reads How we measure 'reads'.

Start studying econ Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Price destabilizing speculation book. (or price) in the home market Destabilizing speculation reinforces fluctuations in exchange rates.

true. If the exchange rate changes from to, the dollar against the pound, whereas the pound against the dollar. The chapters on policy that follow survey the positions of earlier economists and deal with the importance of lags and the implications of destabilizing speculation in foreign as a whole, The Optimum Quantity of Money provides a comprehensive view of the body of monetary theory developed in leading centers of monetary analysis.

PDF | On Feb 1,J. McLaren and others published Commodity-Price Destabilizing, Commodity Price Stabilization. | Find, read and cite all the research you need on ResearchGate. Milton Friedman's classic book provides the theoretical underpinning for and understanding of prices.

Price Theory is concerned not with economic problems in the abstract, that follow survey the positions of earlier economists and deal with the importance of lags and the implications of destabilizing speculation in foreign markets.

Answer to Distinguish between stabilizing speculation and destabilizing speculation. Distinguish between stabilizing speculation and destabilizing sp. Need more help. Distinguish between stabilizing speculation and destabilizing speculation. in the exchange rate over the business cycle without speculation, with stabilizing speculation /5(3).

Get this from a library. Positive Feedback Investment Strategies and Destabilizing Rational Speculation. [Robert J Waldmann; J Bradford De Long; Andrei Shleifer; Lawrence H Summers; National Bureau of Economic Research.;] -- Analyses of the role of rational speculators in financial markets usually presume that such investors dampen price fluctuations by trading against liquidity or noise traders.

Price Theory - Ebook written by Milton Friedman. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Price Theory.5/5(1).

(a) Paul is examining a common stock of Cino Oil Co. that currently has a beta of The risk-free rate, which is day Treasury Bill yield, is an annual rate of 6%, and the market return, which is S&P index change, is an annual rate of 12%. destabilizing speculation: Movements of the price in the market when speculation occurs.

Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Devil Take the Hindmost: A History of Financial Speculation at Read honest and unbiased all told through examples from the history of the stock market. To read it as a book on Speculation alone would be missing the point to some extent.

stock price bubble (company /5. price volatility, lower excess volatility, and smaller deviations of stock prices from their fundamental values. The results hold throughout the post period and are not very sensitive to the exclusion of the turbulent depression years from the sample.

Thus margin requirements seem to be an effective policy tool in curbing destabilizing. The traditional "Chicago School" view of speculation is that speculation is stabilizing (Friedman, ).

This Chicago point of view is predicated on the argument that there exists a market price which is warranted by economic fundamentals. When the actual price exceeds this warranted price, speculators realize that the market is over-valued. the defects of floating rates (destabilizing speculation and competitive beggar- thy-neighbor devaluations) and the defects of the fixed exchange rate gold standard (subordination of national monetary policies to the dictates of exter- nal balance and subjection of the economy to.

Get this from a library. Speculation and the dollar: the political economy of exchange rates. [Laurence A Krause] -- I began serious consideration of the issues and subject matter that comprise this book as a graduate student at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

In need of. Destabilizing Speculation and the Case for an International Currency Transactions Tax Thomas Palley The comeback of most Asian economies from the crises of put talk of reform on hiatus.

But most agree that reform there should still be. The author revisits the controversies surrounding the Tobin tax. international financial instability of.

None more so than the fact that investors are now beginning to notice that the price increases have been driven in large part by speculation generated by QE2. Regular readers are well aware of this fact, however, much of the investment world has been basing their commodity thesis on booming global economies, myths of money printing, misguided.Indeed, in the classic statement of the case for efficient markets, made in the s, Milton Friedman ruled out the possibility of the very existence of destabilizing speculation.

He argued that, to destabilize markets, speculators would have to buy assets for more than the prevailing price in the spot market and sell them for less.The foreign exchange market (Forex, FX, or currency market) is a global decentralized or over-the-counter (OTC) market for the trading of market determines foreign exchange rates for every currency.

It includes all aspects of buying, selling and exchanging currencies at current or determined prices. In terms of trading volume, it is by far the largest market in the world.