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P). We assume that we can observe sequentially Y1 , Y2 , • •• and we denote by X 1 , X2 , •• • the sequence of rewards. If we stop at the n th stage, Xn = [,, (Y1 , Y2 , ••• , Y,). e. X, is measurable � for n = I , 2 , . . �, P) with target space the positive integers 1 , 2 , . whlch satisfies two conditions. First, . P[w: T(w) < oo ) = 1 , (8. 12) for each n . Eq. (8. 12) indicates that no future information is available to influence the decision to stop at time n. � = a(Y1 , Y2 , ... , Y, ).

12) Eq. 5. q;;; ] Y(T, t). Thus, futures pricing under the assumptions stated is a martingale. The theoretical paper of Samuelson ( 1 965) summarized in tllis application and the work of Mandelbrot (I 966) generated great interest in econometric test­ ing of the properties of stock prices. Although Samuelson's paper establishes the martingale property for futures pricing rather than for an equity asset, a share of a stock may be regarded as a sequence of futures claims due to mature at succes­ sive intervals.

2 1 ) is the stochastic generalization of (6. 1 7) and it can be used to help us decide under what conditions the sequence v1, , vt+ T is a martingale. ¥, ] = v1? � ] . This means that the martingale condition holds when the discount rate is equal to the conditional expected return of the stock. We conclude therefore that the sequence vr vt+ T ' T = l , 2 , ... 22) From this last equation we at once decide that v1, v1+ T ' T = 1 , 2 , ... 22) having � instead of= yields The submartingale property says that the conditional expected value of the stock next period is greater or equal to its current value.

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