Equity market


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Equity market

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Stock Exchange

A place, whether physical or electronic, where stocks, bonds, and/or derivatives in listed companies are bought and sold. A stock exchange may be a private company, a non-profit, or a publicly-traded company (some exchanges have shares that trade on their own floors). A stock exchange provides a regulated place where brokers and companies may meet in order to make investments on neutral ground. The concept traces its roots back to medieval France and the Low Countries, where agricultural goods were traded for cash or debt. Most countries have a main exchange and many also have smaller, regional exchanges. A stock exchange is also called a bourse or simply an exchange.
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Section II points to the importance of equity market interdependence and summarizes some previous studies.
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The emergence of the limited partnership as the dominant form of intermediary is a result of the extreme information asymmetries and potential incentive problems that arise in the private equity market.
As funds flow from longer duration assets into shorter duration assets and are consumed, it seems logical that there would be an impact on the equity market - specifically, upward pressure on equity risk premium.
In reality, one can think of two types of traders in today's equity markets.