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Providing only a sketch here, using Ito integral definition (and commuting limit, summations and expectation), the result boils down to studying the expectation term: $$E\left[ f_{t_{i-1}} (W_{t_i}-W_{t_{i-1}}) \cdot g_{t_{j-1}} (W_{t_j} - W_{t_{j-1}}) \right].$$ If the intervals don't overlap, $i\not= j$, and say $t_i \leq t_{j-1}$, then $f_{t_{i-1}} g_{... 5 No. Itō’s formula helps you derive the dynamics of$f (S_\cdot )$given the SDE followed by$S$. Here this is not the case. You simply have: $$\mathrm{d} \left[\int{g(S_t)\mathrm{d}S_t}\right] = g(S_t) dS_t$$ 5 An alternative way is using the Stratonovich integral. By definition, we have $$\int_0^t X_s \, \circ dW_s = \lim_{n\rightarrow \infty} \sum_{i=1}^n \frac{X_{t_i} +X_{t_{i-1}}}{2}\left( W_{t_i} -W_{t_{i-1}}\right) \; \; (1)$$ One can then show that for a deterministic smooth functions$f$and$g$we have:$\$ \int_0^t g'(W_s)\, \circ dW_s = g(W_t)- g(W_0)\; \;...

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