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  •  Well, OK (0+ / 0-)

    I haven't paid attention to Intrade. But it still only takes one person willing to lose money in order to move the results to change Intrade around. It just takes more money as more people come in on the other side.

    In theory, there is no difference between theory and practice; but in practice, there always is a difference. - Yogi Berra

    by blue aardvark on Mon Jan 18, 2010 at 09:47:20 AM PST

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    •  Very true, however... (0+ / 0-)

      The loss of money, and in a race with this many shares I'm talking about thousands of dollars, tends to make that prohibitive.

      What you're suggesting is definitely possible. It's just not that likely, is all.

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