UPDATE: He took the bait…-
- WEB EXCLUSIVE: – The annoted, historical, compound chart that those triple morons at the BetFair blog are hiding from their readers view. – It is located in a secret cache, linked to behind a picture of Hillary Clinton. – Curious place to locate a prediction market chart. – I bet nobody downloaded t
- Who will be the next US Vice President, past January 2009?
- STRAIGHT FROM OUR U-TURN DEPARTMENT: Here are the VP prediction markets -all of them.
The contracts should be re-worded to work as the nominations ones do. If a candidate dies, all contracts in the group are settled and then a new set is re-launched. These rules could probably also be modified with merging logic to preserve open interest.
There are a few factors contributing to the favorite/longshot bias on Intrade, e.g, the fees, the lack of interest paid to most positions, the difficulty of funding accounts, liquidity preference for winning traders in some markets, and the generally high risk appetites of traders – who seem uninterested in what would be very good returns in more familiar markets.