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# Stock Option

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22. Suppose you own a stock that is currently trading for \$65. You purchase it for \$60. You would like to wait a while before you sell it because you think there is a good chance the stock will increase further.

a. How can you structure a transaction that will insure that you can sell the stock for \$65, even if it falls below that price, say, to \$60 or \$55.
b. If that option costs you \$5 and the stock reaches \$75 at which time you sell it, what was your dollar profit? Did you exercise the option? Why or why not? Was buying the option a waste of money?
c. If the price of the stock falls to \$57, what is your dollar profit or loss?

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p.311
22. Suppose you own a stock that is currently trading for \$65. You purchase it for \$60. You would like to wait a while before you sell it because you think there is a good chance the stock will increase further.

a. How can you structure a transaction that ...

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