Suspicious Activity in Political Futures Market

As those of us who play with the Hollywood Stock Exchange know, futures markets can be a great way of aggregating information.  Nate Silver over at the awesome blog FiveThirtyEight has reported on an interesting pattern in the value of Barack Obama’s presidency win bond.  Someone is periodically shorting massive quantities of that stock while, at the same time, buying massive quantities of Hillary Clinton’s.  The only way that could pay off is if something eliminated Obama from the race…

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One Response to Suspicious Activity in Political Futures Market

  1. […] in Movies For nearly 10 years, I’ve been playing the Hollywood Stock Exchange. Basically it’s a prediction market based on the box office […]

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