Bifurcations in a stock market model

  title={Bifurcations in a stock market model},
  author={Luca Luigi Ghezzi},
Abstract A theoretical framework is laid out, where a Stock Exchange is represented as a process under decentralized control. Attention is devoted to a specific case, in which the trading activity is described by a second order dynamical system. Three economically significant modes of behavior are identified. The stock market can (1)_adjust to a stable equilibrium, (2) approach a stable limit cycle, (3) diverge to infinity. The transition from mode (1) to mode (2) is a supercritical Hopf… CONTINUE READING