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### Difference in value - American call and a European call - stock pays a dividend

For a stock paying a single dividend prior to expiration, I would like to estimate the difference in value between an American call and a European call with the same expiration, strike and underlier. ...
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### Unable to correctly implement the pricing of an American call with multiple discrete dividends using the Clenshaw-Curtis quadrature

I'm not a quant, just an enthusiast. I am trying to implement in C++ the methodology published in the paper "Fast Quadrature Methods for Options with Discrete Dividends", by Thakoor and ...
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### Dupire Formula with Discrete Cash Dividend

For stocks when there is cash dividend, the Dupire formula should still hold according to Bergomi. In the book "Stochastic Volatility Modeling", he says: In the presence of cash-amount ...
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### What is the arbitrage opportunity and strategy here? [closed]

Suppose that the current stock price is $€100$, the exercise price is $€100$, the annually compounded interest rate is 5 percent, the stock pays a $€1$ dividend in the next instant, and the quoted ...
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### QuantLib Inaccurate - American Put Option with Discrete Dividends

I'm trying to use the QuantLib library to price American options that pay discrete dividends. The call options are priced with good accuracy (generally <0.1% error), however the same inputs for a ...
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### Wealth process in the Black-Scholes model with discrete dividends

Good evening, The following problem is the sequel of a previous post I made here a few days ago. Consider the Black-Scholes model with discrete dividends in the interval $[0,T]$. This means that ...
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### Black-Scholes model with discrete dividend payments

Consider the Black-Scholes model with discrete dividends in the interval $[0,T]$. This means that there's a sequence of dates such that, $$0 < t_1 < \dots < t_k < \dots < t_n < T$$ ...
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### Extracting implied dividends from American options

I am using end of day options data and want to extract discrete dividend information contained in the option prices. I am doing this for ETFs like SPY where I know the dividend schedule. These are the ...
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### Replication (binomial tree)

Hey what is the replication strategy on the binomial tree when I have for example 10 step model and dividend is paid at step 3? I have a well-written price tree but I do not know what the replication ...
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### is there a dependence between an annotation date of stocks dividend payment and the end fiscal year

I know that the fiscal year in USA from 1 October till 30 September. I'd like to know: is whether there a dependence between a declaration date and an end of fiscal year? I think this dependence ...
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### Calculate put price with Black-Scholes and one discrete dividend

I try to solve this exercise: a) Calclculate the price of a 3-month European put option on a non-dividend-paying stock with a strike price of 45 when the current stock price is 40, the risk-free ...
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### Black-Scholes formula with deterministic discrete dividend (Musiela approach)

For deterministic discrete dividend, there are two approach Musiela approach, works when every dividend are paid at maturity of the option. Hull approach, works when every dividend are paid ...
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### american option and cash dividends

Can someoe help with this : What is the precise arbitrage argument demonstrating that the price of an american option should be continuous around an ex-dividend date? Thanks
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### Implied dividend estimation

I am looking at two different ways of estimating the expected / implied dividends from market data. 1. Dividend futures I know that this asset class is not very liquid and might not be ...
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