Topic: Financial Markets

Nine Facts about Working on Wall Street

Nine Facts about Working on Wall Street

The crashes, the rises, the colorful fund managers, the rags to riches stories and the riches to rags stories make Wall Street one of the most interesting and colorful places in the world to work in. Ask any aspiring investment manager his dream destination and it has...

Types of Efficient Markets

Eugene Fama in 1970 introduced the forms of efficient markets in the Journal of Finance. Titled “Efficient Capital Markets: A Review of Theory and Empirical Work”, this seminal article outlines the capital markets. He states markets function in three formats: Weak...

Market Efficiency: Influencers

Efficient markets assimilate information that gets reflected in trades. Any new information in efficient markets is adjusted quickly. In reality most markets are neither fully efficient nor fully inefficient. They demonstrate various degrees of efficiency along a...

An Overview of Efficient Markets

A wind vane that moves with the slightest movement in breeze is a good representation of an efficient market. A market that quickly accepts and integrates any new information related to assets is called an informationally efficient market or efficient market. In an...

Trade Execution Systems

In the securities markets there are different systems used to match the orders of different buyers and sellers. These are called the execution mechanisms in the market, and the markets are classified based on the execution system that they use. There are three main...

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