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Q1 (Futures Margin call) You took a long position in 10 Eurodllar futures contracts (June 2014 delivery) on 1/13/2012 at the price indicated below. You met all margin calls, and did not withdraw any excess margin. All ED futures have a 90-day maturity and a notional principal of $1 million regardless of the delivery month. When the ED futures price increases by 1 basis point (98.35 to 98.36, for example), one long ED futures position gains $25, and one short ED futures position loses $25.

. Complete table 1 and provide an explanation of any fund deposited

90-day ED Sept 09 futures on 1/13/2012 98.54 98.5400
Initial Margin $1,000
Maintenance Margine $800
TODAY 1/13/2012
Long Position 10 contracts
Day (1) Beginning Balance (2) Funds Deposited (3) Settlement Price (4) Futures Price Change (5) Gain / Losses (6) Ending Balance (7)
Friday, January 13, 2012 $0          98.54
Monday, January 16, 2012 99.04
Tuesday, January 17, 2012 98.38
Wednesday, January 18, 2012 98.53
Thursday, January 19, 2012 98.48
Friday, January 20, 2012 99.53
Monday, January 23, 2012 97.45
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