Generalizations of the Volatility-Stabilized Markets

Saturday, May 19, 2012 - 10:15am - 11:00am
Keller 3-180
Radka Pickova (Columbia University)
We consider models which generalize the Volatility-Stabilized Markets introduced in Fernholz and Karatzas (2005) in the context of Stochastic Portfolio Theory. We show how to construct a weak solution of the underlying system of stochastic differential equations, express the solution in terms of time changed squared-Bessel processes, and argue that this solution is unique in distribution. Moreover, we discuss sufficient conditions for existence of strong solution, and show that strong relative arbitrage opportunities exist in these markets.
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