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GM Asset Management

About the Author
BRUCE TUCKMAN, PhD, is a coping with Director within the mounted source of revenue and Derivatives department of credits Suisse First Boston. After receiving his doctorate in economics from MIT, he grew to become a professor of finance at big apple University's Stern college of industrial and a vacationing professor at UCLA's Anderson Graduate college of administration. He all started his Wall road occupation at Salomon Brothers' fastened source of revenue Proprietary buying and selling staff.

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If the coupon rate exceeds the yield, then the bond sells at a premium to par, that is, for more than face value. Intuitively, if it is appropriate to discount all cash flows at the yield, then, in exchange for an above-market coupon, investors will demand less than their initial investment at maturity. Equivalently, investors will pay more than face value for the bond. Third, when c<100y, P<100. If the coupon rate is less than the yield, then the bond sells at a discount to par, that is, for less than face value.

Similarly, when investors want fewer zeros, they are willing to pay a premium for coupon bonds over zeros and professionals will find it profitable to reconstitute bonds. APPENDIX 1A DERIVING THE REPLICATING PORTFOLIO Four bonds are required to replicate the cash flows of the 103/4s of February 15, 2003. 4. In problems of this structure, it is most convenient to start from the last date. 4) The face amounts of the first three bonds are multiplied by zero because these bonds make no payments on February 15, 2003.

375. And, of course, the only way to raise these intermediate payments is to buy other bonds. Having matched the February 15, 2003, cash flow of the replicating portfolio, proceed to the August 15, 2002, cash flow. 114. 7), F3 and F4 are already known. 8), F2 is also known. 8). This is not possible, of course, since there are four unknowns. 8) as a system of four equations and four unknowns. There is nothing wrong with proceeding in this way, but, if solving for the replicating portfolio by hand, starting from the end proves simpler.

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