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George Soros: Reflexivity in Financial Markets

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A lecture by Billionaire George Soros. In this lecture George discusses how his general theory of reflexivity affects the financial markets and the consequence of positive and negative feedback loops. Bubbles are also talked about in great depth. Finally George talks of how his theory clashes with the current school of though in the market and how he would better regulate the markets.

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Video Segments:
0:00 Introduction
0:40 Against current theories
1:47 My two principles
2:37 How mispricing of assets occur
3:40 Reflective feedback loops
4:57 Boom,Bust,Bubble
13:15 Currency
13:39 Financial authorities and financial markets
15:16 Not all distortions are based on reflexivity
17:54 Near equilibrium and far equilibrium conditions
22:18 Hypothesis for the financial crisis
29:52 Needed regulation
38:00 Timing of reform
39:57 Reflexivity v Efficient market theory

Interview Date: 26 October, 2009
Event: Open Society Foundations at Central European University
Original Image Source:http://bit.ly/GSorosPic

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