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Beauty Contest

In Keynesian economics, a concept describing how rational investors are expected to buy and sell securities. According to the theory, in a free market, rational investors tend to buy securities they believe everyone else thinks are valuable, rather than the ones they themselves believe are valuable. That is, because demand for securities drives prices up and down, rational investors attempt to estimate their demand rather than their intrinsic values. The term is based on a fictional newspaper contest in which contestants are asked to identify one woman among six that other people think to be the most beautiful, rather than the woman the contestant likes best himself.
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beauty contest

a competition between TRADE UNIONS to gain recognition by an employer for COLLECTIVE BARGAINING and/or representational purposes. See BRIDLINGTON RULES.
Collins Dictionary of Business, 3rd ed. © 2002, 2005 C Pass, B Lowes, A Pendleton, L Chadwick, D O’Reilly and M Afferson
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She joins forces with unsuspecting beauty pageant coach Bob Armstrong (Dallas Roberts) to dish out just desserts while Bob and his doting wife Coralee (Alyssa Milano) fashion her into the most formidable pageant queen in the country.
She joins forces with unsuspecting beauty pageant coach Bob Armstrong (Dallas Roberts) to dish out just deserts while Bob and his doting wife Coralee Alyssa Milano) fashion her into the most formidable pageant queen in the country.
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Well, that hit didn't knock the pageant queen down.
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