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A speculator has a portfolio which is short in a European call with strike K1 and long in a European call with strike K2 . These two calls have the...

A speculator has a portfolio which is short in a European call with strike K1 and long in a European call with strike K2 . These two calls have the same maturity and underlying asset, but K1 > K2. Say the asset has value S(T) at maturity. This portfolio is called a bull spread. 

(a) Write an equation to describe the payoff at maturity of the bull spread.

 

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