Chapter 3 Hedging Strategies Using Futures
1. The basis is defined as spot minus futures. For a short hedger, suppose basis strengthens unexpectedly.
Which of the following is true (circle one)
a) The
Chapter 1 Introduction
1. List three types of traders in futures, forward, and options markets
i. _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
ii. _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
ii. _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
2. Which of the following is
Quiz: Chapter 3 Hedging Strategies Using Futures
1. The basis is defined as spot minus futures. For a short hedger, suppose basis
strengthens unexpectedly. Which of the following is true (circle one)
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Chapter 25
Exotic Options
Options, Futures, and Other Derivatives, 8th Edition,
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Types of Exotics
Package
Nonstandard American
options
Gap options
Forward start options
Cl
Chapter 18
The Greek Letters
Options, Futures, and Other Derivatives, 8th Edition,
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Example
A bank has sold for $300,000 a European call
option on 100,000 shares of a non-
Chapter 14
The Black-Scholes-Merton
Model
Options, Futures, and Other Derivatives, 8th Edition,
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The Stock Price Assumption
Consider a stock whose price is S
In a short pe
Derivatives 2016 Assignment A3
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submit the solutions in one single
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each. Every group is required to work out a typed copy of solutions
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A1 Solutions 2016
1. The well known capital asset pricing model (CAPM) relates stocksholding period returns or risk premiums to that of the market. In this course,
we talk more often about stock price
A3 Solutions 2016
1. Consider a forward-start call option of the European style. The option
will start at time T1 and expires at time T2 > T1 . The strike price of
the option is unknown right now, but
Question 5
We consider a two-period binomial tree with a stock, priced at 100, that will either go up by
30%, or go down by 10%. This generates the following tree.
130
100
90
169
117
117
81
(i) This t
Exam Derivatives 6314M0108 2016_12_22
Part I
1. The spot price of an investment asset is $50 and the risk-free rate for all maturities is 5% with
continuous compounding. The asset provides an income o
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1. The vola
Chapter 18: The Greek Letters
1. What does theta measure?
a) The rate of change of delta with the asset price
b) The rate of change of the portfolio value with the passage of time
c) The sensitivity o
Chapter 9
Mechanics of Options
Markets
Options, Futures, and Other Derivatives, 8th Edition,
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Review of Option Types
A call is an option to buy
A put is an option to sell
Chapter 1
Introduction
Options, Futures, and Other Derivatives, 8th Edition,
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What is a Derivative?
A derivative is an instrument whose value
depends on, or is derived fro
Chapter 2
Mechanics of Futures
Markets
Options, Futures, and Other Derivatives, 8th Edition, Copyright
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Futures Contracts
Available on a wide range of assets
Exchange traded
Specif
CFA Institute
Investments with Downside Insurance and the Issue of Time Diversification
Author(s): Liang Zou
Source: Financial Analysts Journal, Vol. 53, No. 4 (Jul. - Aug., 1997), pp. 73-79
Published
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Turbos
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Course supplement by Liang Zou
10/30/2012
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Turbo: A New Kind of Derivative Securities
5 items needed to specify a turbo:
Underlying asset (S)
Long or short?
Fina
Chapter 3
Hedging Strategies Using
Futures
Options, Futures, and Other Derivatives, 8th Edition,
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Long & Short Hedges
A long futures hedge is appropriate when
you know you
Chapter 5
Determination of Forward and
Futures Prices
Options, Futures, and Other Derivatives, 8th Edition,
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Consumption vs Investment Assets
Investment assets are assets
Chapter 10 Properties of Stock Options
1. Which of the following are always positively related to the price of a European call option on a stock
a) The stock price
b) The strike price
c) The time to e
Writing Naked Options
A naked option is an option that is not combined with an offsetting position in the
underlying stock. The initial and maintenance margin required by the CBOE for a
written naked
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It is worth emphasizing that conceptual understanding of the basic denitions, formulas, theoretical conclusions, predictions, and so on is key to success
in this course. Instead of memor