For Use as a Study Aid for Math 476/567 Exam # 1, Fall 2015


 Clarence Nash
 2 years ago
 Views:
Transcription
1 For Use as a Study Aid for Math 476/567 Exam # 1, Fall 2015 UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT URBANACHAMPAIGN Actuarial Science Program DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS Math 476 / 567 Prof. Rick Gorvett Actuarial Risk Theory Fall, 2009 Exam # 1 (17 Problems Max possible points = 40) Thursday, September 24, 2009 You have 75 minutes (from 8:00 to 9:15 am) to complete this exam. The exam is closedbook, closednote, except that you may refer to your twosided 3x5inch notecard. No clarification questions may be asked during the exam. Problems (1) through (14) are multiple choice, each worth two points. Circle the letter associated with the best answer to each question. Problems (15) through (17) are each worth four points. Please provide dollar answers to the nearest cent ($x,xxx.xx), and proportion and probability answers either as percentages to two decimal places (xx.xx%) or as numbers to four decimal places (0.xxxx). A standard normal distribution table is provided at the end of this exam. When using it, please use the value in the table closest to the one you need do not interpolate in the table. Please assume that holders of options always act rationally. Good luck! (1) You buy one 40strike put option, you buy one 50strike call option, and you sell two 60 strike call options. All these options are European, are on the same underlying asset, and have a common expiration date. Find the payoff from your position if the price of the underlying asset on the option expiration date is 68. (a) 0 (b) 1 (c) 2 (d) 3 None of (a) through (d) is correct. 1
2 (2) In which of the following option positions would you be exposed to a potentially unlimited loss? (a) (b) (c) (d) Long a put option Short a put option Long a call option Short a call option None of (a) through (d) involves a potentially unlimited loss (3) A threemonth European put option with a strike price of 80 on ABC stock costs The price of ABC stock is currently 80, and ABC is a nondividendpaying stock. The continuouslycompounded riskfree rate of interest is 8%. Find the price, C, of a threemonth European call option with a strike price of 80 on ABC stock. (a) C 3.50 (b) 3.50 < C 3.75 (c) 3.75 < C 4.00 (d) 4.00 < C < C (4) XYZ stock is currently priced at 118, and pays a continuous annual dividend yield of 2.0%. A ninemonth 120strike European call option on XYZ stock costs the same amount as a ninemonth 120strike European put option on XYZ stock. Find the continuouslycompounded annual riskfree rate of interest, r. (a) r (b) < r (c) < r (d) < r < r 2
3 (5) You sell a oneyear call option with a strike price of 50 for $8.75, and you buy a oneyear put option with a strike price of 60 for $6.25. Both options are European, and are on the same underlying asset. On the option expiration date, the price of the underlying asset is 54. The continuouslycompounded annual interest rate is 10%. Find X, your profit / (loss) on the option expiration date. (Include any investment income related to the option premiums.) (a) X (b) < X 0.00 (c) 0.00 < X 2.00 (d) 2.00 < X < X (6) Consider a oneyear European 110strike call option on 100 shares of ABC stock. You believe that, on the expiration date of the option one year from now, the stock price is equally likely to be anywhere between 80 and 120 per share. The continuously compounded annual riskfree rate of interest is 6%. Find the current price, C, of this call option. (a) C 117 (b) 117 < C 118 (c) 118 < C 119 (d) 119 < C < C (7) Consider a twoyear, 90strike American call on a nondividendpaying stock. The current price of the stock is 100, and each year the price can increase or decrease by 20%. The continuously compounded riskfree interest rate is 8%. Find the current price, C, of the call. (a) C 26 (b) 26 < C 27 (c) 27 < C 28 (d) 28 < C < C 3
4 (8) Consider a oneyear, 150strike European call on a nondividendpaying stock. The current price of the stock is 150, and the price one year from now will be either 130 or 175. The continuously compounded riskfree interest rate is 4%. The expected rate of return on the stock is 9%. Find the realworld probability of an increase in the price of the stock during a given year. (a) p 0.73 (b) 0.73 < p 0.75 (c) 0.75 < p 0.77 (d) 0.77 < p < p (9) A nondividendpaying stock, currently priced at 90 per share, can either go up 20 or down 10 in any year. Consider a oneyear American put option with an exercise price of 100. The continuouslycompounded riskfree interest rate is 10%. Use a oneperiod binomial model approach to determine the current price of the put option. (a) 6.35 (b) 7.02 (c) 8.47 (d)
5 (10) Suppose a oneyear 50strike European call option on a share of stock has a premium of 6, and a oneyear 60strike European call option on the same share of stock has a price of 2. The current price of ABC stock is 54, and the continuouslycompounded riskfree interest rate is 12.26%. An arbitrage opportunity is available with the following portfolio: shortsell one share of stock, buy one 50strike call, buy one 60strike call, and borrowing or lending at the riskfree rate. What is the minimum payoff, at the expiration of the call option, from this arbitrage portfolio? (a) 0 (b) 1 (c) 2 (d) 3 4 (11) You want to estimate a nondividendpaying stock s annualized volatility,, using its prices over the last five months: Month Stock Price ($ / share) Calculate the annual historical volatility for this stock over this period. (a) 10% (b) 17% (c) 25% (d) 33% 41% 5
6 (12) Consider a nondividendpaying stock with a threemonth binomial period, a current price of S, and which can go up to 55, or down to 40, three months from now. Using the binomial model approach to constructing a binomial tree, find. (a) 0.33 (b) 0.33 < 0.35 (c) 0.35 < 0.37 (d) 0.37 < < (13) Use the BlackScholes model to determine the price, C, of a oneyear 40strike European call option on a stock which pays a continuous annual dividend yield of 3%. The current price of the stock is 40, the continuouslycompounded annual riskfree interest rate is 7%, and the annualized standard deviation of continuouslycompounded stock returns is (a) C 3.00 (b) 3.00 < C 3.50 (c) 3.50 < C 4.00 (d) 4.00 < C < C (14) Suppose you purchase a oneyear 100strike European call, and a oneyear 100strike European put, both on a share of nondividendpaying stock. The stock is currently priced at 95, and will be priced at either 120 or 75 one year from now. The continuously compounded annual rate of interest is 6%. Calculate the current combined cost of the call and put (C+P). (a) C+P 16 (b) 16 < C+P 18 (c) 18 < C+P 20 (d) 20 < C+P < C+P 6
7 (15) A nondividendpaying stock currently has a price of 100. The continuouslycompounded ratefree rate is 10%. Let u = 1.30 and d = Consider a oneyear European call option with an exercise price of 105. Assuming a oneperiod binomial pricing model, find the values for and B, and find the premium for this call option. (16) Consider a oneyear 80strike European call option on a nondividendpaying stock. The current stock price is 80, and the stock price one year from now will be either 60 or 100. The continuously compounded annual riskfree interest rate is 8%, and the continuously compounded annual rate of return on the stock is 14%. Find the expected (realworld) return on the option. (17) Find the current price of a oneyear American put option on an underlying nondividendpaying stock. Let S = 100, r = 0.06 annually, = 0.25 annually, K = 110, and h = 0.50 (the binomial interval is 6 months thus, you need a twoperiod, or twostep, binomial tree to price this option). Let u = , and d =
8 Standard Normal Distribution Values x
Exam MFE Spring 2007 FINAL ANSWER KEY 1 B 2 A 3 C 4 E 5 D 6 C 7 E 8 C 9 A 10 B 11 D 12 A 13 E 14 E 15 C 16 D 17 B 18 A 19 D
Exam MFE Spring 2007 FINAL ANSWER KEY Question # Answer 1 B 2 A 3 C 4 E 5 D 6 C 7 E 8 C 9 A 10 B 11 D 12 A 13 E 14 E 15 C 16 D 17 B 18 A 19 D **BEGINNING OF EXAMINATION** ACTUARIAL MODELS FINANCIAL ECONOMICS
More informationInstitutional Finance 08: Dynamic Arbitrage to Replicate Nonlinear Payoffs. Binomial Option Pricing: Basics (Chapter 10 of McDonald)
Copyright 2003 Pearson Education, Inc. Slide 081 Institutional Finance 08: Dynamic Arbitrage to Replicate Nonlinear Payoffs Binomial Option Pricing: Basics (Chapter 10 of McDonald) Originally prepared
More informationOption Payoffs. Problems 11 through 16: Describe (as I have in 110) the strategy depicted by each payoff diagram. #11 #12 #13 #14 #15 #16
Option s Problems 1 through 1: Assume that the stock is currently trading at $2 per share and options and bonds have the prices given in the table below. Depending on the strike price (X) of the option
More informationFUNDING INVESTMENTS FINANCE 238/738, Spring 2008, Prof. Musto Class 5 Review of Option Pricing
FUNDING INVESTMENTS FINANCE 238/738, Spring 2008, Prof. Musto Class 5 Review of Option Pricing I. PutCall Parity II. OnePeriod Binomial Option Pricing III. Adding Periods to the Binomial Model IV. BlackScholes
More informationSOCIETY OF ACTUARIES/CASUALTY ACTUARIAL SOCIETY FINANCIAL MATHEMATICS SAMPLE QUESTIONS AND SOLUTIONS FOR DERIVATIVES MARKETS
SOCIETY OF ACTUARIES/CASUALTY ACTUARIAL SOCIETY EXAM FM FINANCIAL MATHEMATICS SAMPLE QUESTIONS AND SOLUTIONS FOR DERIVATIVES MARKETS Copyright 2007 by the Society of Actuaries and the Casualty Actuarial
More informationCaput Derivatives: October 30, 2003
Caput Derivatives: October 30, 2003 Exam + Answers Total time: 2 hours and 30 minutes. Note 1: You are allowed to use books, course notes, and a calculator. Question 1. [20 points] Consider an investor
More information2. Exercising the option  buying or selling asset by using option. 3. Strike (or exercise) price  price at which asset may be bought or sold
Chapter 21 : Options1 CHAPTER 21. OPTIONS Contents I. INTRODUCTION BASIC TERMS II. VALUATION OF OPTIONS A. Minimum Values of Options B. Maximum Values of Options C. Determinants of Call Value D. BlackScholes
More informationOverview. Option Basics. Options and Derivatives. Professor Lasse H. Pedersen. Option basics and option strategies
Options and Derivatives Professor Lasse H. Pedersen Prof. Lasse H. Pedersen 1 Overview Option basics and option strategies Noarbitrage bounds on option prices Binomial option pricing BlackScholesMerton
More informationChapter 9 Parity and Other Option Relationships
Chapter 9 Parity and Other Option Relationships Question 9.1. This problem requires the application of putcallparity. We have: Question 9.2. P (35, 0.5) C (35, 0.5) e δt S 0 + e rt 35 P (35, 0.5) $2.27
More informationCall and Put. Options. American and European Options. Option Terminology. Payoffs of European Options. Different Types of Options
Call and Put Options A call option gives its holder the right to purchase an asset for a specified price, called the strike price, on or before some specified expiration date. A put option gives its holder
More informationLecture 5: Put  Call Parity
Lecture 5: Put  Call Parity Reading: J.C.Hull, Chapter 9 Reminder: basic assumptions 1. There are no arbitrage opportunities, i.e. no party can get a riskless profit. 2. Borrowing and lending are possible
More informationTwoState Option Pricing
Rendleman and Bartter [1] present a simple twostate model of option pricing. The states of the world evolve like the branches of a tree. Given the current state, there are two possible states next period.
More informationOption Pricing Basics
Option Pricing Basics Aswath Damodaran Aswath Damodaran 1 What is an option? An option provides the holder with the right to buy or sell a specified quantity of an underlying asset at a fixed price (called
More information1. Assume that a (European) call option exists on this stock having on exercise price of $155.
MØA 155 PROBLEM SET: Binomial Option Pricing Exercise 1. Call option [4] A stock s current price is $16, and there are two possible prices that may occur next period: $15 or $175. The interest rate on
More informationPart A: The put call parity relation is: call + present value of exercise price = put + stock price.
Corporate Finance Mod 20: Options, put call parity relation, Practice Problem s ** Exercise 20.1: Put Call Parity Relation! One year European put and call options trade on a stock with strike prices of
More informationPRACTICE EXAM QUESTIONS ON OPTIONS
PRACTICE EXAM QUESTIONS ON OPTIONS 1. An American put option allows the holder to: A) buy the underlying asset at the strike price on or before the expiration date. B) sell the underlying asset at the
More informationOption Values. Determinants of Call Option Values. CHAPTER 16 Option Valuation. Figure 16.1 Call Option Value Before Expiration
CHAPTER 16 Option Valuation 16.1 OPTION VALUATION: INTRODUCTION Option Values Intrinsic value  profit that could be made if the option was immediately exercised Call: stock price  exercise price Put:
More informationChapter 2 Questions Sample Comparing Options
Chapter 2 Questions Sample Comparing Options Questions 2.16 through 2.21 from Chapter 2 are provided below as a Sample of our Questions, followed by the corresponding full Solutions. At the beginning of
More informationProperties of Stock Options. Chapter 10
Properties of Stock Options Chapter 10 1 Notation c : European call option price C : American Call option price p : European put option price P : American Put option price S 0 : Stock price today K : Strike
More information4. Options Markets. 4.6. Applications
4. Options Markets 4.6. Applications 4.6.1. Options on Stock Indices e.g.: Dow Jones Industrial (European) S&P 500 (European) S&P 100 (American) LEAPS S becomes to Se qt Basic Properties with Se qt c Se
More informationChapter 21 Valuing Options
Chapter 21 Valuing Options Multiple Choice Questions 1. Relative to the underlying stock, a call option always has: A) A higher beta and a higher standard deviation of return B) A lower beta and a higher
More informationOPTIONS PRICING EXERCISE
William L. Silber Foundations of Finance (B01.2311) OPTIONS PRICING EXERCISE Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing (3M) is awarding a yearend bonus to its Senior VicePresident of Marketing in the form of
More informationUCLA Anderson School of Management Daniel Andrei, Option Markets 232D, Fall MBA Final Exam. December 2012
UCLA Anderson School of Management Daniel Andrei, Option Markets 232D, Fall 2012 MBA Final Exam December 2012 Your Name: Your Equiz.me email address: Your Signature: 1 This exam is open book, open notes.
More informationFIN 3710. Final (Practice) Exam 05/23/06
FIN 3710 Investment Analysis Spring 2006 Zicklin School of Business Baruch College Professor Rui Yao FIN 3710 Final (Practice) Exam 05/23/06 NAME: (Please print your name here) PLEDGE: (Sign your name
More informationIntroduction to Mathematical Finance 2015/16. List of Exercises. Master in Matemática e Aplicações
Introduction to Mathematical Finance 2015/16 List of Exercises Master in Matemática e Aplicações 1 Chapter 1 Basic Concepts Exercise 1.1 Let B(t, T ) denote the cost at time t of a riskfree 1 euro bond,
More informationFinance 436 Futures and Options Review Notes for Final Exam. Chapter 9
Finance 436 Futures and Options Review Notes for Final Exam Chapter 9 1. Options: call options vs. put options, American options vs. European options 2. Characteristics: option premium, option type, underlying
More informationLecture 14 Option pricing in the oneperiod binomial model.
Lecture: 14 Course: M339D/M389D  Intro to Financial Math Page: 1 of 9 University of Texas at Austin Lecture 14 Option pricing in the oneperiod binomial model. 14.1. Introduction. Recall the oneperiod
More informationOptions Pricing. This is sometimes referred to as the intrinsic value of the option.
Options Pricing We will use the example of a call option in discussing the pricing issue. Later, we will turn our attention to the PutCall Parity Relationship. I. Preliminary Material Recall the payoff
More informationTwoState Model of Option Pricing
Rendleman and Bartter [1] put forward a simple twostate model of option pricing. As in the BlackScholes model, to buy the stock and to sell the call in the hedge ratio obtains a riskfree portfolio.
More informationLecture 4: Properties of stock options
Lecture 4: Properties of stock options Reading: J.C.Hull, Chapter 9 An European call option is an agreement between two parties giving the holder the right to buy a certain asset (e.g. one stock unit)
More informationACTS 4302 SOLUTION TO MIDTERM EXAM Derivatives Markets, Chapters 9, 10, 11, 12, 18. October 21, 2010 (Thurs)
Problem ACTS 4302 SOLUTION TO MIDTERM EXAM Derivatives Markets, Chapters 9, 0,, 2, 8. October 2, 200 (Thurs) (i) The current exchange rate is 0.0$/. (ii) A fouryear dollardenominated European put option
More informationSOCIETY OF ACTUARIES FINANCIAL MATHEMATICS. EXAM FM SAMPLE QUESTIONS Financial Economics
SOCIETY OF ACTUARIES EXAM FM FINANCIAL MATHEMATICS EXAM FM SAMPLE QUESTIONS Financial Economics June 2014 changes Questions 130 are from the prior version of this document. They have been edited to conform
More informationPractice Set #7: Binomial option pricing & Delta hedging. What to do with this practice set?
Derivatives (3 credits) Professor Michel Robe Practice Set #7: Binomial option pricing & Delta hedging. What to do with this practice set? To help students with the material, eight practice sets with solutions
More informationOn BlackScholes Equation, Black Scholes Formula and Binary Option Price
On BlackScholes Equation, Black Scholes Formula and Binary Option Price Abstract: Chi Gao 12/15/2013 I. BlackScholes Equation is derived using two methods: (1) riskneutral measure; (2)  hedge. II.
More informationAmerican Options. An Undergraduate Introduction to Financial Mathematics. J. Robert Buchanan. J. Robert Buchanan American Options
American Options An Undergraduate Introduction to Financial Mathematics J. Robert Buchanan 2010 Early Exercise Since American style options give the holder the same rights as European style options plus
More informationUCLA Anderson School of Management Daniel Andrei, Option Markets 232D, Fall MBA Final Exam. December Date:
UCLA Anderson School of Management Daniel Andrei, Option Markets 232D, Fall 2013 MBA Final Exam December 2013 Date: Your Name: Your Equiz.me email address: Your Signature: 1 This exam is open book, open
More informationChapter 5 Financial Forwards and Futures
Chapter 5 Financial Forwards and Futures Question 5.1. Four different ways to sell a share of stock that has a price S(0) at time 0. Question 5.2. Description Get Paid at Lose Ownership of Receive Payment
More informationOption Values. Option Valuation. Call Option Value before Expiration. Determinants of Call Option Values
Option Values Option Valuation Intrinsic value profit that could be made if the option was immediately exercised Call: stock price exercise price : S T X i i k i X S Put: exercise price stock price : X
More informationLecture 7: Bounds on Options Prices Steven Skiena. http://www.cs.sunysb.edu/ skiena
Lecture 7: Bounds on Options Prices Steven Skiena Department of Computer Science State University of New York Stony Brook, NY 11794 4400 http://www.cs.sunysb.edu/ skiena Option Price Quotes Reading the
More informationLecture 3: Put Options and DistributionFree Results
OPTIONS and FUTURES Lecture 3: Put Options and DistributionFree Results Philip H. Dybvig Washington University in Saint Louis put options binomial valuation what are distributionfree results? option
More informationSection 4, PutCall Parity
HCMSAF1033B, Financial Economics, 6/30/10, age 49 Section 4, utcall arity The value of an otherwise similar call and put option on the same asset are related. Adam and Eve Example: XYZ stock pays no
More informationAmerican and European. Put Option
American and European Put Option Analytical Finance I Kinda Sumlaji 1 Table of Contents: 1. Introduction... 3 2. Option Style... 4 3. Put Option 4 3.1 Definition 4 3.2 Payoff at Maturity... 4 3.3 Example
More informationOptions Markets: Introduction
Options Markets: Introduction Chapter 20 Option Contracts call option = contract that gives the holder the right to purchase an asset at a specified price, on or before a certain date put option = contract
More informationOptions/1. Prof. Ian Giddy
Options/1 New York University Stern School of Business Options Prof. Ian Giddy New York University Options Puts and Calls PutCall Parity Combinations and Trading Strategies Valuation Hedging Options2
More informationIntroduction to Binomial Trees
11 C H A P T E R Introduction to Binomial Trees A useful and very popular technique for pricing an option involves constructing a binomial tree. This is a diagram that represents di erent possible paths
More informationEconomics 1723: Capital Markets Lecture 20
Economics 1723: Capital Markets Lecture 20 John Y. Campbell Ec1723 November 14, 2013 John Y. Campbell (Ec1723) Lecture 20 November 14, 2013 1 / 43 Key questions What is a CDS? What information do we get
More informationUse the option quote information shown below to answer the following questions. The underlying stock is currently selling for $83.
Problems on the Basics of Options used in Finance 2. Understanding Option Quotes Use the option quote information shown below to answer the following questions. The underlying stock is currently selling
More informationCHAPTER 22 Options and Corporate Finance
CHAPTER 22 Options and Corporate Finance Multiple Choice Questions: I. DEFINITIONS OPTIONS a 1. A financial contract that gives its owner the right, but not the obligation, to buy or sell a specified asset
More informationFinancial Options: Pricing and Hedging
Financial Options: Pricing and Hedging Diagrams Debt Equity Value of Firm s Assets T Value of Firm s Assets T Valuation of distressed debt and equitylinked securities requires an understanding of financial
More informationLecture 11. Sergei Fedotov. 20912  Introduction to Financial Mathematics. Sergei Fedotov (University of Manchester) 20912 2010 1 / 7
Lecture 11 Sergei Fedotov 20912  Introduction to Financial Mathematics Sergei Fedotov (University of Manchester) 20912 2010 1 / 7 Lecture 11 1 American Put Option Pricing on Binomial Tree 2 Replicating
More informationLecture 4: Derivatives
Lecture 4: Derivatives School of Mathematics Introduction to Financial Mathematics, 2015 Lecture 4 1 Financial Derivatives 2 uropean Call and Put Options 3 Payoff Diagrams, Short Selling and Profit Derivatives
More informationFigure S9.1 Profit from long position in Problem 9.9
Problem 9.9 Suppose that a European call option to buy a share for $100.00 costs $5.00 and is held until maturity. Under what circumstances will the holder of the option make a profit? Under what circumstances
More informationFinance 2 for IBA (30J201) F.Feriozzi Resit exam June 14 th, 2011. Part One: MultipleChoice Questions (45 points)
Question 1 Finance 2 for IBA (30J201) F.Feriozzi Resit exam June 14 th, 2011 Part One: MultipleChoice Questions (45 points) Assume that financial markets are perfect and that the market value of a levered
More informationLecture 12. Options Strategies
Lecture 12. Options Strategies Introduction to Options Strategies Options, Futures, Derivatives 10/15/07 back to start 1 Solutions Problem 6:23: Assume that a bank can borrow or lend money at the same
More informationManual for SOA Exam FM/CAS Exam 2.
Manual for SOA Exam FM/CAS Exam 2. Chapter 7. Derivatives markets. c 2009. Miguel A. Arcones. All rights reserved. Extract from: Arcones Manual for the SOA Exam FM/CAS Exam 2, Financial Mathematics. Fall
More informationPart V: Option Pricing Basics
erivatives & Risk Management First Week: Part A: Option Fundamentals payoffs market microstructure Next 2 Weeks: Part B: Option Pricing fundamentals: intrinsic vs. time value, putcall parity introduction
More informationECMC49F Options Practice Questions Suggested Solution Date: Nov 14, 2005
ECMC49F Options Practice Questions Suggested Solution Date: Nov 14, 2005 Options: General [1] Define the following terms associated with options: a. Option An option is a contract which gives the holder
More informationExample 1. Consider the following two portfolios: 2. Buy one c(s(t), 20, τ, r) and sell one c(s(t), 10, τ, r).
Chapter 4 PutCall Parity 1 Bull and Bear Financial analysts use words such as bull and bear to describe the trend in stock markets. Generally speaking, a bull market is characterized by rising prices.
More informationFinance 350: Problem Set 8 Alternative Solutions
Finance 35: Problem Set 8 Alternative Solutions Note: Where appropriate, the final answer for each problem is given in bold italics for those not interested in the discussion of the solution. All payoff
More informationFinancial Modeling. Class #06B. Financial Modeling MSS 2012 1
Financial Modeling Class #06B Financial Modeling MSS 2012 1 Class Overview Equity options We will cover three methods of determining an option s price 1. BlackScholesMerton formula 2. Binomial trees
More information3. You have been given this probability distribution for the holding period return for XYZ stock:
Fin 85 Sample Final Solution Name: Date: Part I ultiple Choice 1. Which of the following is true of the Dow Jones Industrial Average? A) It is a valueweighted average of 30 large industrial stocks. )
More informationManual for SOA Exam FM/CAS Exam 2.
Manual for SOA Exam FM/CAS Exam 2. Chapter 7. Derivatives markets. c 2009. Miguel A. Arcones. All rights reserved. Extract from: Arcones Manual for the SOA Exam FM/CAS Exam 2, Financial Mathematics. Fall
More informationName: 1 (5) a b c d e TRUE/FALSE 1 (2) TRUE FALSE. 2 (5) a b c d e. 3 (5) a b c d e 2 (2) TRUE FALSE. 4 (5) a b c d e.
Name: Thursday, February 28 th M375T=M396C Introduction to Actuarial Financial Mathematics Spring 2013, The University of Texas at Austin InTerm Exam I Instructor: Milica Čudina Notes: This is a closed
More informationLecture 3.1: Option Pricing Models: The Binomial Model
Important Concepts Lecture 3.1: Option Pricing Models: The Binomial Model The concept of an option pricing model The one and two period binomial option pricing models Explanation of the establishment and
More informationChapter 11 Properties of Stock Options. Options, Futures, and Other Derivatives, 9th Edition, Copyright John C. Hull
Chapter 11 Properties of Stock Options 1 Notation c: European call option price p: European put option price S 0 : Stock price today K: Strike price T: Life of option σ: Volatility of stock price C: American
More informationChapter 15. Option on Stock Indices and Currencies. Promble Promble Promble Promble Finger 15.1 Tree for Promble 15.
Chapter 15 Option on Stock Indices and Currencies Promble 15.1. When the index goes down to 7, the value of the portfolio can be expected to be 1*(7/8)=$8.75 million.(this assumes that the dividend yield
More informationOne Period Binomial Model
FIN40008 FINANCIAL INSTRUMENTS SPRING 2008 One Period Binomial Model These notes consider the one period binomial model to exactly price an option. We will consider three different methods of pricing
More informationBINOMIAL OPTION PRICING
Darden Graduate School of Business Administration University of Virginia BINOMIAL OPTION PRICING Binomial option pricing is a simple but powerful technique that can be used to solve many complex optionpricing
More informationLecture 17. Options trading strategies
Lecture 17 Options trading strategies Agenda: I. Basics II. III. IV. Single option and a stock Two options Bull spreads Bear spreads Three options Butterfly spreads V. Calendar Spreads VI. Combinations:
More informationChapter 11 Options. Main Issues. Introduction to Options. Use of Options. Properties of Option Prices. Valuation Models of Options.
Chapter 11 Options Road Map Part A Introduction to finance. Part B Valuation of assets, given discount rates. Part C Determination of riskadjusted discount rate. Part D Introduction to derivatives. Forwards
More informationChapter 21: Options and Corporate Finance
Chapter 21: Options and Corporate Finance 21.1 a. An option is a contract which gives its owner the right to buy or sell an underlying asset at a fixed price on or before a given date. b. Exercise is the
More informationBUS495 Fall 2011 Final Exam: December 14 Answer Key
Name: Score: BUS495 Fall 011 Final Exam: December 14 Answer Key 1. (6 points; 1 point each) If you are neutral on a particular stock for the short term and looking to generate some income using options,
More informationIntroduction to Mathematical Finance
Introduction to Mathematical Finance R. J. Williams Mathematics Department, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 920930112 USA Email: williams@math.ucsd.edu DO NOT REPRODUCE WITHOUT PERMISSION
More informationUCLA Anderson School of Management Daniel Andrei, Derivative Markets 237D, Winter 2014. MFE Midterm. February 2014. Date:
UCLA Anderson School of Management Daniel Andrei, Derivative Markets 237D, Winter 2014 MFE Midterm February 2014 Date: Your Name: Your Equiz.me email address: Your Signature: 1 This exam is open book,
More informationDetermination of Forward and Futures Prices
Determination of Forward and Futures Prices Chapter 5 5.1 Consumption vs Investment Assets Investment assets are assets held by significant numbers of people purely for investment purposes (Examples: gold,
More informationValuing Options / Volatility
Chapter 5 Valuing Options / Volatility Measures Now that the foundation regarding the basics of futures and options contracts has been set, we now move to discuss the role of volatility in futures and
More informationThe Binomial Option Pricing Model André Farber
1 Solvay Business School Université Libre de Bruxelles The Binomial Option Pricing Model André Farber January 2002 Consider a nondividend paying stock whose price is initially S 0. Divide time into small
More informationTABLE OF CONTENTS. A. PutCall Parity 1 B. Comparing Options with Respect to Style, Maturity, and Strike 13
TABLE OF CONTENTS 1. McDonald 9: "Parity and Other Option Relationships" A. PutCall Parity 1 B. Comparing Options with Respect to Style, Maturity, and Strike 13 2. McDonald 10: "Binomial Option Pricing:
More informationUniversity of Texas at Austin. HW Assignment 7. Butterfly spreads. Convexity. Collars. Ratio spreads.
HW: 7 Course: M339D/M389D  Intro to Financial Math Page: 1 of 5 University of Texas at Austin HW Assignment 7 Butterfly spreads. Convexity. Collars. Ratio spreads. 7.1. Butterfly spreads and convexity.
More informationOption strategies. Stock Price Payoff Profit. The butterfly spread leads to a loss when the final stock price is greater than $64 or less than $56.
Option strategies Problem 11.20. Three put options on a stock have the same expiration date and strike prices of $55, $60, and $65. The market prices are $3, $5, and $8, respectively. Explain how a butterfly
More informationOptions and Derivative Pricing. U. NaikNimbalkar, Department of Statistics, Savitribai Phule Pune University.
Options and Derivative Pricing U. NaikNimbalkar, Department of Statistics, Savitribai Phule Pune University. email: uvnaik@gmail.com The slides are based on the following: References 1. J. Hull. Options,
More informationCA Final Strategic Financial Management, Paper 2, Chapter 5. CA.Tarun Mahajan,
CA Final Strategic Financial Management, Paper 2, Chapter 5 CA.Tarun Mahajan, Options Types of options Speculation using options Valuation of options In futures both parties have right as well as duty
More informationOptions. + Concepts and Buzzwords. Readings. PutCall Parity Volatility Effects
+ Options + Concepts and Buzzwords PutCall Parity Volatility Effects Call, put, European, American, underlying asset, strike price, expiration date Readings Tuckman, Chapter 19 Veronesi, Chapter 6 Options
More informationSolutions to practice questions Study Session 11
BPP Professional Education Solutions to practice questions Study Session 11 Solution 11.1 A mandatory convertible bond has a payoff structure that resembles a written collar, so its price can be determined
More informationOption Valuation. Chapter 21
Option Valuation Chapter 21 Intrinsic and Time Value intrinsic value of inthemoney options = the payoff that could be obtained from the immediate exercise of the option for a call option: stock price
More informationLecture 21 Options Pricing
Lecture 21 Options Pricing Readings BM, chapter 20 Reader, Lecture 21 M. Spiegel and R. Stanton, 2000 1 Outline Last lecture: Examples of options Derivatives and risk (mis)management Replication and Putcall
More informationOptions. Moty Katzman. September 19, 2014
Options Moty Katzman September 19, 2014 What are options? Options are contracts conferring certain rights regarding the buying or selling of assets. A European call option gives the owner the right to
More information2. Futures and Forward Markets Pricing
2. Futures and Forward Markets 2.2. Pricing An Arbitrage Opportunity? Gold spot price: $300 per oz Gold 1year forward price: $325 per oz Timetodelivery: one year Rate of interest per annum (with annual
More informationLecture 11: RiskNeutral Valuation Steven Skiena. skiena
Lecture 11: RiskNeutral Valuation Steven Skiena Department of Computer Science State University of New York Stony Brook, NY 11794 4400 http://www.cs.sunysb.edu/ skiena RiskNeutral Probabilities We can
More informationCAS/CIA Exam 3 Spring 2007 Solutions
CAS/CIA Exam 3 Note: The CAS/CIA Spring 007 Exam 3 contained 16 questions that were relevant for SOA Exam MFE. The solutions to those questions are included in this document. Solution 3 B Chapter 1, PutCall
More informationChapter 7: Option pricing foundations Exercises  solutions
Chapter 7: Option pricing foundations Exercises  solutions 1. (a) We use the putcall parity: Share + Put = Call + PV(X) or Share + Put  Call = 97.70 + 4.16 23.20 = 78.66 and P V (X) = 80 e 0.0315 =
More informationDerivatives: Options
Derivatives: Options Call Option: The right, but not the obligation, to buy an asset at a specified exercise (or, strike) price on or before a specified date. Put Option: The right, but not the obligation,
More informationCHAPTER 7: PROPERTIES OF STOCK OPTION PRICES
CHAPER 7: PROPERIES OF SOCK OPION PRICES 7.1 Factors Affecting Option Prices able 7.1 Summary of the Effect on the Price of a Stock Option of Increasing One Variable While Keeping All Other Fixed Variable
More informationTHE CHARTERED ALTERNATIVE INVESTMENT ANALYST PROGRAM
THE CHARTERED ALTERNATIVE INVESTMENT ANALYST PROGRAM CAIA LEVEL I Exam Topics SHOWCASE YOUR KNOWLEDGE LEVEL I CURRICULUM MATERIALS 2 Standards of Practice Handbook. 11th edition. Charlottesville, Virginia:
More information2. How is a fund manager motivated to behave with this type of renumeration package?
MØA 155 PROBLEM SET: Options Exercise 1. Arbitrage [2] In the discussions of some of the models in this course, we relied on the following type of argument: If two investment strategies have the same payoff
More informationP1. Preface. Thank you for choosing ACTEX.
Preface P Preface Thank you for choosing ACTEX. Since Exam MFE was introduced in May 007, there have been quite a few changes to its syllabus and its learning objectives. To cope with these changes, ACTEX
More informationDERIVATIVE SECURITIES Lecture 2: Binomial Option Pricing and Call Options
DERIVATIVE SECURITIES Lecture 2: Binomial Option Pricing and Call Options Philip H. Dybvig Washington University in Saint Louis review of pricing formulas assets versus futures practical issues call options
More informationOption pricing. Vinod Kothari
Option pricing Vinod Kothari Notation we use this Chapter will be as follows: S o : Price of the share at time 0 S T : Price of the share at time T T : time to maturity of the option r : risk free rate
More informationa. What is the portfolio of the stock and the bond that replicates the option?
Practice problems for Lecture 2. Answers. 1. A Simple Option Pricing Problem in One Period Riskless bond (interest rate is 5%): 1 15 Stock: 5 125 5 Derivative security (call option with a strike of 8):?
More information1 Introduction to Option Pricing
ESTM 60202: Financial Mathematics Alex Himonas 03 Lecture Notes 1 October 7, 2009 1 Introduction to Option Pricing We begin by defining the needed finance terms. Stock is a certificate of ownership of
More information