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Bubbles and volatility of stock prices

Richard Topol

Bubbles and volatility of stock prices

effects of mimetic contagion.

by Richard Topol

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Published by LSE Financial Markets Group in London .
Written in English


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SeriesLSE Financial Markets Group Discussion Paper Series -- No.101
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Open LibraryOL13903277M

  West K () Bubbles, fads and stock price volatility tests: a partial evaluation. J Financ – Wu Y () Rational bubbles in the stock market: accounting for the U.S. stock price volatility. Econ Inq –   Likewise, can investors avoid the bursting of these bubbles, and the extreme volatility and losses found in their aftermath to survive to invest another day? Over 70 years ago, Benjamin Graham and David Dodd proposed valuing stocks with earnings smoothed across multiple s:

  Historically, the volatility of the stock market is roughly 20% a year and % a month, but volatility keeps on changing, so we go through periods of high volatility and low volatility. The biggest driver of volatility is a drop in the market. There are simple leverage reasons why market drops cause volatility.   The US didn’t even have a stock market that long ago. There was a bubble in bubbles when Charles Mackay published his influential book Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds. He renewed interest in bubbles which lasted awhile. The term has come back especially strong since the late 20th century.

no bubble. Excessive volatility in the stock market seems to provide further evidence in favor of stock market bubbles. LeRoy and Porter () and Shiller () introduced variance bounds that indicate that the stock market is too volatile to be justi–ed by the volatility of the discounted dividend stream. Created Date: 4/21/ AM.


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Bubbles and volatility of stock prices by Richard Topol Download PDF EPUB FB2

The conference focused on the behavior of asset market prices, a topic of increasing interest to both the popular press and to academic journals as the bull market of the s continued. The events that transpired Bubbles and volatility of stock prices book October,both in the United States and abroad, provide an informative setting to test alter­ native theories.

From speculative bubbles to excessive stock price volatility to market regulation, this volume presents an interesting collection of essays. Questions regarding the crash (Was a bubble involved?), and asset price volatility (Why are prices so volatile if.

The Stock Market: Bubbles, Volatility, and Chaos: Economics Books @ 'In conclusion, the book should provide an important contribution to the libraries of those interested in crash- related research on asset pricing and financial markets.' Southern Economic Journal Bubbles and Stock-Price Volatility.

Pages Diba, Behzad T. A stock market bubble is a type of economic bubble taking place in stock markets when market participants drive stock prices above their value in relation to some system of stock valuation.

Behavioral finance theory attributes stock market bubbles to cognitive biases that lead to groupthink and herd s occur not only in real-world markets, with their inherent uncertainty and.

Abstract. The possible contribution of speculative bubbles to asset-price fluctuations has long intrigued observers of financial markets. Economist, however, have not attempted to formally test for the existence of asset-price bubbles until recently, probably because a prerequisite for developing such tests was a compelling joint hypothesis about how asset holders’ expectations evolve over by: 4.

Abstract. We inspect the price volatility before, during, and after financial asset bubbles in order to uncover possible commonalities and check empirically whether volatility might be used as an indicator or an early warning signal of an unsustainable price increase and the associated crash.

Downloadable (with restrictions). The author discusses the effect of the mimetic contagion on the dynamics of stock prices. Each investor bids and/or asks prices such that adjusts to his present value, calculated from his incomplete information set, and to the average price of others buyers and sellers (mimetic contagion).

An original stochastic treatment, based on the equation of motion of. Market Volatility proposes an innovative theory, backed by substantial statisticalevidence, on the causes of price fluctuations in speculative markets. It challenges the standardefficient markets model for explaining asset prices by emphasizing the significant role that popularopinion or psychology can play in price does the stock market crash from time totime.

Downloadable. We propose a simple agent-based computational model in which speculators' trading behavior may cause bubbles and crashes, excess volatility, serially uncorrelated returns, fat-tailed return distributions and volatility clustering, thereby replicating five important stylized facts of stock markets.

Since each speculator bets on his own (technical and fundamental) trading signals. The housing market bubble began in the ‘90s, but really took the baton from technology and internet stocks after the stock market top of Real estate prices and the valuations of.

This is a summary and interpretation of some of the literature on stock price volatility that was stimulated by Leroy and Porter 28 and Shiller It appears that neither small‐sample bias, rational bubbles nor some standard models for expected returns adequately explain stock price volatility.

Yet the classic article pertaining to volatility and expected returns is still the early one by French, Schwert and Stambaugh ().This study presented evidence that the expected market risk premium is positively related to the predictable volatility of stock returns in a relationship that is expressed as (7) E R m t ‐ R f t σ ˆ m t) = α + B σ ˆ m t p, p = 1, 2 where R mt is the.

parameters: b values of and are used to represent accommodative and aggressive reactions to inflation. The x stock price response is either zero or The question of whether the central bank should respond to asset prices boils down to whether the policy rule with x = performs better than the rule in which x =0.

Shiller argues that psychologically driven volatility is a risk in all asset markets, including the stock market. This updated edition of "Irrational Exuberance" includes a look at the stock, housing, and bond markets so you can better spot the next bubble and prepare yourself before it bursts.

Bubbles, Fads, and Stock Price Volatility Tests: A Partial Evaluation Kenneth D. West. NBER Working Paper No. (Also Reprint No.

r) Issued in May NBER Program(s):Monetary Economics. This is a summary and interpretation of some of the literature on stock price volatility that was stimulated by Leroy and Porter () and Shiller. Stock Prices and Social Dynamics, 2. Fashions, Fads and Bubbles in Financial Markets, Stock Market: Overview, 4.

Stock Market Volatility, An Introductory Survey, 5. Do Stock Prices Move Too Much to be Justified by Subsequent Changes in Dividends, 6. The Use of Volatility Measures in Assessing Market Efficiency, 7. [Popular Books] The Stock Market: Bubbles, Volatility, and Chaos Download Online. Shuib Briec.

Will Stock Market Volatility Lead to a Bear Market. Cheddar. Why Does the Stock Market Crash. Learning from Historical Volatility in Markets () constanceaidan   The efficient market hypothesis cannot explain economic bubbles since according to the theory, economic bubbles can't exist. Economic bubbles occur when asset prices.

Traders who are bearish on the stock can buy a $90 put (i.e. strike price of $90) on the stock expiring in June The implied volatility of this put was 53% on.

Richard Topol; Bubbles and Volatility of Stock Prices: Effect of Mimetic Contagion, The Economic Journal, VolumeIssue1 JulyPages –, ht. In fact of the 40 bubbles that were evaluated 65% of them were noted to have subdued volatility at the ‘crest’ of the bubble period.

They even go on to argue that because low volatility can in. The four panels of Fig. 10 show from top left to bottom right the evolution of stock prices (black line) and fundamental values (gray line), the corresponding returns, the stock market’s volatility and the number of active speculators between periods and During this time period, there are three pronounced volatility outbursts.