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We do not know yet whether organisations or players setting up businesses will be able to  actually trade stocks. It would be en interesting option. I expect though that it's more likely the markets will trade commodities and goods. 

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its pretty much a no. Everything that concerns currency and stock markets require a strong faith that you get something in equivalent value. In the real world we have governments and similar regulating organizations who enforce certain rules which is why people have faith in paper currency or stocks, but we definitely won't have the necessary mechanics in a mmorpg.

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5 hours ago, vylqun said:

its pretty much a no. Everything that concerns currency and stock markets require a strong faith that you get something in equivalent value. In the real world we have governments and similar regulating organizations who enforce certain rules which is why people have faith in paper currency or stocks, but we definitely won't have the necessary mechanics in a mmorpg.

Said with so much conviction.... I wouldnt rule out the possibility at all.

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5 minutes ago, CoreVamore said:

Said with so much conviction.... I wouldnt rule out the possibility at all.

I agree there is a possibility that a stock exchange or a form of the stock exchange will exist

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@vylqun You forget cryptocurrency IRL... even if they are going down now for most of them, they created a kind of hope for several people, and they might go up again.

This kind of hope might happen in a game with emergent gameplay. I won"t be surprised to see markets on goods or even equity markets appearing, consequently, some kind of traders using that at their advantage might appear too.

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Just need some big org stand back it or multi org use rare ore to back it like Petro-Dollar , it will have value.

I would like to see some inflation.

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1 hour ago, John said:

@vylqun You forget cryptocurrency IRL... even if they are going down now for most of them, they created a kind of hope for several people, and they might go up again.

This kind of hope might happen in a game with emergent gameplay. I won"t be surprised to see markets on goods or even equity markets appearing, consequently, some kind of traders using that at their advantage might appear too.

But the thing about crypto currencies is their limitation, ofc its possible to code thousands of possible solutions for ppayer run currencies and similar, bit i doubt its worth the effort for nq. 

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I think that's a great idea. DU is the perfect game to do it in. Just think of meeting a new trade partner who started up his own trade route, he does a great job and is fast and friendly. You look up his  company in the stock exchange and buy some shares because of the good interaction. He gets money and as he grows so does the stock value. Being able to sell shares of a company in transactions would really help businesses form alliances and trust with partners. You own 5% of the company who delivers goods for you, and they own the same. Both of you want to see each other succeed. 

The hard part is getting a system in place that's not too complicated or easily exploited.  Have a $ value assigned to each group, whether it be a guild, company, resource or corporation  Base values like in the real world, off total value and demand.

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@vylqun

I'm not sure NQ would even have to put effort on it. It will depend on how the market units will work. But with emergent gameplay plus if market units are flexible enough, it could be possible to sale shares of a company for example, or exchange copper against aluminium. Thus, automatically a market place will be created and it's buyers and selers that will use this exchange place that will automatically and indirectly setting prices on that goods.

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