Arbitrage is not merely buy low, sell high – it implies finding a market imperfection that allows you to close out your position with a profit at near-zero risk. That can mean either instantaneous profit (e.g., arbitrage can exploit a difference between prices on two different markets for the same item – buy low on one market, sell high on the other immediately); or it can mean hedging the outcome over time, with a profit that is less than the cost of the hedge.

Financial theory, of course, has a paradoxical conclusion about arbitrage: that arbitrage always has already happened, since any…

What are some well known examples of arbitrage?

What are some arbitrage opportunities you have found in real life?

What are some well known examples of arbitrage?

What are some arbitrage opportunities you have found in real life?

In simple words and preferably with an example, what is arbitrage?

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What is a great example of a financial arbitrage opportunity that has existed?

What is an example of the limits to arbitrage that exist in markets?

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What are some well known examples of arbitrage?

What are some arbitrage opportunities you have found in real life?

In simple words and preferably with an example, what is arbitrage?