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5. Suppose that the pension you are managing is expecting an inflow of funds of $100 million next year and you want to make sure that you will earn

5. Suppose that the pension you are managing is expecting an inflow of funds of $100 million next year and you want to make sure that you will earn the current interest rate of 8% when you invest the incoming funds in long term bonds. How would you use the futures market to do this?
6. How would you use the options market to accomplish the same thing as in Problem 5? What are the advantages and disadvantages of using an options contract rather than a futures contract?

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