1. State the assumptions of the CAPM, MM Propositions, and the BS-Option Pricing Model. 2. Discuss t

1. State the assumptions of the CAPM, MM Propositions, and the BS-Option Pricing Model.

2. Discuss these assumptions in the context of “Noise” as described by Fischer Black. In particular, discuss market efficiency and the rationality of individuals. Black’s section on financial markets is most critical.

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Noise Fischer Black The Journal of Finance, Vol. 41, No. 3, Papers and Proceedings of the Forty-Fourth Annual Meeting of the America Finance Association, New York, New York, December 28-30, 1985. (Jul., 1986), pp. 529-543. Stable URL: http://links.jstor.org/sici?sici=0022-1082%28198607%2941%3A3%3C529%3AN%3E2.0.CO%3B2-9 The Journal of Finance is currently published by American Finance Association. Your use of the JSTOR archive indicates your acceptance of JSTOR’s Terms and Conditions of Use, available at http://www.jstor.org/about/terms.html. JSTOR’s Terms and Conditions of Use provides, in part, that unless you have obtained prior permission, you may not download an entire issue of a journal or multiple copies of articles, and you may use content in the JSTOR archive only for your personal, non-commercial use. Please contact the publisher regarding any further use of this work. Publisher contact information may be obtained at http://www.jstor.org/journals/afina.html. Each copy of any part of a JSTOR transmission must contain the same copyright notice that appears on the screen or printed page of such transmission. The JSTOR Archive is a trusted digital repository providing for long-term preservation and access to leading academic journals and scholarly literature from around the world. The Archive is supported by libraries, scholarly societies, publishers, and foundations. It is an initiative of JSTOR, a not-for-profit organization with a mission to help the scholarly community take advantage of advances in technology. For more information regarding JSTOR, please contact support@jstor.org. http://www.jstor.org Tue Feb 12 19:20:05 2008
Fischer Black President of the American Finance Association 1985
THE JOURNAL OF FINANCE VOL. XLI, NO. 3 JULY 1986 FISCHER BLACK* ABSTRACT The effects of noise on the world, and on our views of the world, are profound. Noise in the sense of a large number of small events is often a causal factor much more powerful than a small number…


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