I need answer for all problems:
1. "Futures Market" Please respond to the following:
- Analyze how the futures market has developed in some areas such as cattle and hogs, but not chickens. Predict the next addition to the futures market. Provide support for your answer.
- describe how the futures market can be used to minimize risk and indicate your own comfort level in dealing in the futures market. describe your rationale.
2. "Hedging" Please respond to the following:
- Create a scenario where an investor would benefit from using forward and future contracts to hedge an existing risk exposure.
- describe how an increase in interest rates may impact the scenario you created.