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The principal agent
Kristianstad University, School of Health and Society.
Kristianstad University, School of Health and Society.
2014 (English)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

Problem: How can segments on Aktietorget explain how a lemon market can not only survive but grow?

Purpose: The purpose is to try to explain how Aktietorget can grow under lemon market conditions by gauging investor groupings investment tendencies.

Method: Quantitative archival study regarding returns and price per share depending on investor identity.

Conclusion: Finance industry investor yields higher returns, which implicates the possibility of rational investing. This is attributed to either identity inherited capabilities or them being agents in the place of the principal. The private investor on the other hand is full principals and has a tendency towards low price per share. All other capital on Aktietorget conforms to the lottery characteristics of Aktietorget.


Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2014. , 44 p.
Keyword [en]
low priced stocks, effective markets, lemon market
National Category
Economics and Business
URN: urn:nbn:se:hkr:diva-12765OAI: diva2:741457
Educational program
Degree of Bachelor of Science in Business and Economics
Available from: 2014-09-09 Created: 2014-08-28 Last updated: 2014-09-09Bibliographically approved

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