Question: Assume that a security is currently priced at $200. The risk-free rate is 5 percent.
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<ol><li><strong>Question:</strong>Assume that a security is currently priced at $200. The

risk-free rate is 5 percent.</li><li>a) A dealer offers you a contract in which the forward price of the security with delivery in</li><li>three months is $205. Explain the transactions you would undertake to take advantage of</li><li>the situation.</li><li>b) Suppose the dealer were to offer you a contract in which the forward price of the security</li><li>with delivery in three months is $198. How would you take advantage of the situation?</li></ol>

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