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Monthly Archive for November, 2010

Self-interested opportunistic motivation is often maligned, no more so than through the recent crisis, but its net effects are worth remembering during these hard times. As Europe is now reviewing its past, and the cost thereof, over the recent market turmoil, it is worth pausing and remembering what it is that markets offer us and attempt to remain focused on its net offering to us all: that of economic prosperity.

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Opportunities arise and disappear but they are always around, sometimes in the most unexpected places and often in the most unexpected ways.

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Can we spread out the rates to thin out the arb? This article reviews the effects of an effective bid/ask spread over the selected daily rates.

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FX Arbitrage in Practice

Do arbitrage opportunities really exist in a market and if so why aren’t they already priced out through available efficient market mechanics? This article reviews some aspects that can limit or increase costs for an arbitrageur and is a follow-up to the previous post.

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