A U.S. firm has a subsidiary in Great Britain and faces the following scenario:
Probability 
Spot Rate 
C^{*} 
C 
Proceeds from Fwd. contract 
Dollar value of hedged position 

State 1 
40% 
$2.50/£ 
£2,000 

State 2 
60% 
$2.30/£ 
£2,500 
a. Fill in the dollar value of the cash flow (C) in the table above.
b. Estimate your exposure to exchange rate risk (b).
c. Compute the proceeds from the forward contract if you hedge this exposure. Assume the forward rate is $2.45/£. Fill in the proceeds in the appropriate box in the table above. Use two decimal places in your calculations.
d. Compute the dollar value of the hedged position and fill in the blanks in the table above.
e. Calculate the variance of the unhedged position.
f. If you hedge, what is the variance of the dollar value of the hedged position?
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