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Use Bayesian updating to determine the new bid and ask prices you will set for one share of Dell after you have completed this initial trade. d. After you set your new bid and ask prices, another order comes in. This time, it is a market sell order for one share and you take the other side. Again, you have no idea who you traded with. Immediately after this transaction, you decide to increase the depth of your quote to two shares. Using Bayesian updating, what will be your new bid and ask prices for two shares of Dell?
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2. Efficient Frontier Problem – be sure to email me your spreadsheet There are three risky stocks that you are considering for your investment portfolio. Your job is to combine them in an efficient manner. There is no risk-free investment in this problem. Based on the information given, find the combinations of stocks A, B, and C that will give you the lowest standard deviation for expected returns of 9%, 10%, and 11%. Fill in the table below with the standard deviations (to the nearest basis point) and weights (to the nearest percent) for those expected returns. Be sure to email your spreadsheet to me before you leave the classroom. Please name your attached file “Smith_midterm” where you substitute your last name for “Smith”. Expected Return Standard Deviation A 8% 20% B 10% 25% C 12% 30% Correlation Matrix: A B C A 1.0 0.3 0.4 B 0.3 1.0 0.5 C 0.4 0.5 1.0 Your Solutions: Expected Return Standard Deviation A B C 9% 10% 11%
3. Market Structure You observe the following order flow in a market: Time Trader Order Side Size (shares) Price 11:00 Bev Buy 1 $10.00 11:05 Susan Sell 4 10.00 11:10 Bob Buy 2 Market 11:15 Steve Sell 3 9.90 11:20 Ben Buy 5 9.90 11:25 Stu Sell 1 9.90 11:30 Sam Sell 3 9.80 11:35 Bill Buy 3 9.90 a. In a discriminatory priced call market with price priority as the primary precedence and time priority as the secondary precedence what trades will take place? Buyer Seller Quantity Traded Price [email protected] 10 [email protected] [email protected] 4 @ 9.9 2 market 3 @ 9.8 b. Answer the same question, for a single (uniform) priced market Buyer Seller Quantity Traded Price c. Answer the same question for a continuous market with price priority as the primary precedence and depth (largest order goes first) as the secondary precedence. Time Buyer Seller Quantity Traded Price
4. Stock Market Indexes Problem – be sure to show your work below There are five stocks in the brand new, New Orleans Stock Market. You have been hired by CNBC to come up with an index for the N.O. market. You decide to present three

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