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 Arbitrage   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Arbitrage is the trading of one currency for another with the hopes of taking advantage of small differences in conversion rates among several currencies in order to achieve a profit.
To result in successful arbitrage, a sequence of exchanges must begin and end with the same currency, but any starting currency may be considered.
You must solve the arbitrage problem for each of the tables in the input file.
acm.uva.es /p/v1/104.html   (529 words)

 Sports Arbitrage   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
An arbitrage situation is when bookmakers' prices differ enough that they allow bettors to back all outcomes and still make a profit.
Naturally, the frequency with which arbitrage opportunities arise is relatively low, since each bookmaker is careful not to ride against the general tide of opinion regarding the pricing of a sporting event.
Sports arbitrage is more accessible to everyday people because of the internet, but there are still barriers which stop everyone from being successful.
www.homepokergames.com /sportsarbitrage.php   (1832 words)

 Arbitrage as supplied by EagleTraders.com
Arbitrage transactions between two houses are usually conducted on a joint account basis, profits being equally divided between the engaging parties.
Arbitrage in corporate takeovers, which have been numerous in recent years, typically takes the form of buying the acquiree’s stock upon announcement of the definite intention of the acquirer corporation to acquire the acquiree and selling short the stock of the acquirer corporation.
The speculation for takeover arbitrage profits in recent years has been so high that in 1981 mere rumors of an acquisition offer for an oil company which did not materialize, led stampeding speculators to run the oil company’s stock to excessive levels from which it plummeted with a decline of 37.25 points in one day.
www.eagletraders.com /advice/securities/arbitrage.htm   (784 words)

 Risk Arbitrage
The term "arbitrage", however, is usually applied only to trading in money and investment instruments (such as stocks, bonds, and other securities), not to goods, and the difference in prices is usually referred to as "the spread", so arbitrage is often defined as "playing the spread" in the money market.
One way of reducing the risk is through the illegal use of inside information is obvious, and in fact risk arbitrage with regard to leveraged buyouts was associated with some of the famous financial scandals of the 1980s such as those involving Michael Milken and Ivan Boesky.
In the extreme case this is risk arbitrage, described earlier.
www.tradejuice.com /risk-arbitrage/arbitrage-wikipedia.htm   (1036 words)

 Sports Arbitrage Trading - Frequently Asked Questions
Arbitrage occurs when the same instrument is traded in separate markets at prices which differ enough to overlap.
More complex arbitrage opportunities occur between interest rate markets and derivative markets where a relationship can be synthesized and then arbitraged if the conditions are correct.
The real-time nature of the software consistently shows that as one arbitrage opportunity is taken by traders and consequently disappears under the weight of bets, so another one is created - sometimes in the same event as bookmakers over-compensate in changing their prices.
www.zero-risk-arbitrage.com /information/faq.htm   (5952 words)

Arbitrage is a method, or concept, that has been around for thousands of years, but there is still no set definition of what it is. Your stock broker may give you one definition, while a commodities broker may tell you it's something else.
The basic premise of the arbitrage theory is that investors (or speculators) force a profit making opportunity to exist.
John, an arbitrage junky, goes to the Cheap Village and sees that oranges are selling for $3 per bushel.
www.buckinvestor.com /basics/arbitrage.shtml   (507 words)

Arbitrage opportunities are said to exist whenever the futures price moves away from the fair value.
Arbitrage helps investors to lend funds into the stock market, without suffering the slightest risk.
Arbitrage also offers an investor the opportunity to lend securities to the market and earn revenues.
www.karvy.com /articles/arbitrage.htm   (1639 words)

 Bloomberg.com: Financial Glossary
Examples of alternative investment strategies are: long--short equity, event driven, statistical arbitrage, fixed income arbitrage, convertible arbritage, short bias, global macro, and equity market neutral.
Arbitrage keeps the prices of ADRs and underlying foreign shares, adjusted for the SDR/ordinary ratio essentially equal.
Perfectly efficient markets seldom exist, but, arbitrage opportunities are often precluded because of transactionscosts.
www.bloomberg.com /analysis/glossary/bfglosa.htm   (6267 words)

 Arbitrage and Equilibrium
More fundamentally, the presence of arbitrage is inconsistent with the existence of an optimal portfolio strategy for any competitive agent who prefers more to less, because there is no limit to the scale at which an individual would want to hold the arbitrage position.
The principle distinction is that arbitrage of the first kind guarantees positive returns with non-positive commitments (think of borrowing and lending at different rates) whereas the second kind guarantees non-negative returns with negative commitments (a "free lunch").
Thus an arbitrage opportunity in general can be thought of as a series of trades where an agent commits none of his own endowment and yet makes positive gains along the line.
cepa.newschool.edu /het/essays/sequence/arbitrage.htm   (2620 words)

 TRANSPARENT BUNDLES by Seth Goldstein: Media Futures, Part 5/5: ARBITRAGE: I. Etymology
And so as it relates to arbitrage online, there is no single emblematic example to point to and say "this is it." Instead, there are a variety of examples and structural dynamics that exhibit arbitrage-ness on the Internet.
Nobody likes arbitrage, other than those performing it, and those that are doing so tend to be rather quiet about what they are doing so as not to attract competitors.
The largest beneficiary of online arbitrage is Google, which continues to leverage the basic behavior of people searching for things to drive ever more valuable commercial services; in fact, each Google application which leverages their core algorithmic platform effectively buys low and sells hi.
majestic.typepad.com /seth/2005/05/media_futures_p.html   (2166 words)

 Ross Mayfield's Weblog
When the PC came around some smart entreprenuers realized an arbitrage condition existed and the technology to take advantage of it was affordable.
A hardware hack to make the box more portable would be invaluable (I would rather pay for a dedicated DSL connection from a hotel room and then use Vonage to bypass their telephony toll trolling).
When arbitrage conditions exist, as with wireless carrier rates compared to terrestrial or hotel customer capture, the market ultimately converges upon it.
radio.weblogs.com /0114726/2003/05/28.html   (692 words)

 Forex forecasts
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undforexforecasts.blogspot.com   (14522 words)

Our Sports Betting Arbitrage subscribers are alerted to over 65 Arbitrage opportunities each month with an average risk-free return of 3.42% on each of these investments.
Arbitrage subscribers win regardless of the outcome of the event.
There is little excitement to be had from watching the event unfold - the outcome of the investment is known at the time it is placed.
www.sports-arbitrage.com   (436 words)

 arbitrage - Definitions from Dictionary.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Here's an example of arbitrage: Say a domestic stock trades also on a foreign exchange in another country, where it hasn't adjusted for the constantly changing exchange rate.
Arbitrage may be employed by using various security combinations including stock and options and convertibles and stock.
arbitrage was Word of the Day on June 10, 1999.
dictionary.reference.com /search?q=arbitrage   (417 words)

 Risk Arbitrage -- Merger Arbitrage   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
As it is, the string of recent soft indicators have had their impact lessened as markets are wary to deviate from the thesis that the economy remains strong enough and inflation pressures are still elevated...
Risk Arbitrage, or “merger arbitrage”, attempts to profit from selling short the stock of an acquiring company and buying the stock of the aquiree.
This is coined “arbitrage” due to the fact that companies will often finance takeovers through the issuance of more stock, thus diluting the value of the existing float, and offer a premium over the current share price of the firm they are acquiring, based upon expected future revenues and profits.
www.macroanalytics.com /html/risk_arbitrage.html   (244 words)

 Ross Mayfield's Weblog: Adword Arbitrage
Seems appropriate on the eve of the boom's anniversary to revisit arbitrage and bubbles.
Jeff Nolan points to a definition of arbitrage (risk free profit), but in the context of a poor analysis.
Jupiter analyst Niki Scevak takes issue with an article by Bambi Francisco on how keyword arbitrage is leading to a bubble in Google Adsense valuations.
ross.typepad.com /blog/2005/03/adword_arbitrag.html   (752 words)

 Arbitrage Arbitrage ... Arbitrage trading one currency ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
In economics, arbitrage is the practice of taking advantage of a state of imbalance between two or more markets: a combination of matching deals are
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 Technorati Tag: arbitrage
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 SEM Arbitrage: Golden or Cooked Goose?
Instead of securities, it revolves around differences between the cost of search traffic and the payout a client is willing to make, either on a CPC basis or a return on investment (ROI) metric (e.g., cost per lead, cost per sale, or commission per sale).
In SEM, arbitrage is very risky for the affiliate because conversion data are scarce.
When any third party manages an arbitrage campaign, it sets its own profit levels and determines how aggressive to be in the marketplace.
www.clickz.com /experts/search/strat/article.php/3111671   (1089 words)

 Arbitrage (II)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Arbitrage is the use of discrepancies in currency exchange rates to transform one unit of a currency into more than one unit of the same currency.
Your job is to write a program that takes a list of currency exchange rates as input and then determines whether arbitrage is possible or not.
Input is terminated by a value of zero (0) for n.
acm.uva.es /p/v4/436.html   (254 words)

 Untitled Document
Index Arbitrage: A futures contract is designed to predict the price of a stock market index at some later date.
Computers, due to their speed, power, and ability to coordinate, are the ideal method of performing arbitrage transactions.
The important aspect of index arbitrage for the 1987 crash is that, when futures are undervalued relative to index values as they were that day, arbitrage programs buy futures and sell stocks on the stock market.
cse.stanford.edu /class/cs201/projects-98-99/financial-transactions/glossary.htm   (733 words)

 OddsAndBets - arbitrage betting service
An arbitrage opportunity in sports betting means that you are able to bet on all possible outcomes of a certain match at odds that guarantee you profit regardless of who wins that match.
Arbitrage betting gives you the opportunity to make money by spending time in front of your computer.
We do the work of collecting and analyzing the data and when we detect an arbitrage, we instantly alert you.
www.oddsandbets.com   (382 words)

 The Internet As A Source Of Regulatory Arbitrage
On balance, therefore, I predict that the Internet's regulatory arbitrage effects will tend to promote liberal democratic values of openness and freedom more than they will detract from what most consider to be the modern states' legitimate regulatory powers.
Access is not costless: regulatory arbitrage will make some regulation, such as the control of digital gambling and pornography, next to impossible and will likely complicate the regulation of information commerce generally.
Libertarians will not, however, find that their promised land naturally materializes, since the effects of regulatory arbitrage are concentrated and leave much of the traditional regulatory functions of the state untouched.
osaka.law.miami.edu /~froomkin/articles/arbitr.htm   (11240 words)

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