market inefficiency

Definition

A condition in which current prices do not reflect all the publicly available information about a security, such as when some individuals get certain information before others, or when some individuals do not properly analyze the available information.

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You should try and follow the market inefficiency and find a weak spot that you may take some advantage of.

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The market inefficiency began to show itself when it became apparent that the source of such predictions was grossly inadequate.

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The market inefficiency demonstrated that all of the available information out there is not being used optimally by the market participants.

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