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Suppose that on October 24 you buy 7 March gold futures contracts for $325 per ounce. At 11:00 am on October 25 you buy 4 more contracts for $330.5 ounce. At the close of trading on October 25, gold futures settle for $338.0 ounce. If the contract size is 100 ounces and the initial margin equals 3250, how much do you gain or lose as of the close? Option 1. 12100.0 2. -6100.0 3. -12100.0 4. 6100.0 Correct answer is 12100.
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