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A Comparative Assessment of the Costs, Benefits and Risks of Tracking Stock Prices with Intelligent Agents as Compared to Traditional Investing

A Comparative Assessment of the Costs, Benefits and Risks of Tracking Stock Prices with Intelligent Agents as Compared to Traditional Investing
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Author(s): Patrick Doran (Hawaii Pacific University, USA), M. Khristian McAlister (University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA) and James Floody (Hawaii Pacific University, USA)
Copyright: 2000
Pages: 5
Source title: Challenges of Information Technology Management in the 21st Century
Source Editor(s): Mehdi Khosrow-Pour (Information Resources Management Association, USA)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-878289-84-1.ch033

Abstract

This research examines investor’s perceptions of the costs, benefits and risks of using intelligent agents for trading on-line. Telephone interviews were conducted with potential investors. Results show support for the use of intelligent agents due to perceived lower costs, increased benefits, and reduced risks for some classes of investors.

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