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 (är′bĭ-trä-zhûr′) also ar·bi·tra·ger (är′bĭ-trä′zhər)
One that engages in arbitrage.

[French, from arbitrage, arbitration; see arbitrage.]
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Noun1.arbitrageur - someone who engages in arbitrage (who purchases securities in one market for immediate resale in another in the hope of profiting from the price differential)arbitrageur - someone who engages in arbitrage (who purchases securities in one market for immediate resale in another in the hope of profiting from the price differential)
businessman, man of affairs - a person engaged in commercial or industrial business (especially an owner or executive)


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Our multiplicative feedback rule provides the arbitrageurs with what may be a more realistic incentive structure than the linear feedback rule in Shleifer and Vishny (1997).
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In recent arbitrage models developed by, inter alios, Grossman and Miller (1988), De Long, Shleifer, Summers, and Waldmann (1990) and Campbell and Kyle (1993), arbitrage is generally less than perfect because arbitrageurs face either fundamental or noise trader risk.
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