# Fight Finance

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A trader buys one December futures contract on orange juice. Each contract is for the delivery of 10,000 pounds. The current futures price is $1.20 per pound. The initial margin is$5,000 per contract, and the maintenance margin is $4,000 per contract. What is the smallest price change would that would lead to a margin call for the buyer? A trader buys a one year futures contract on crude oil. The contract is for the delivery of 1,000 barrels. The current futures price is$38.94 per barrel. The initial margin is $3,410 per contract, and the maintenance margin is$3,100 per contract.

What is the smallest price change that would lead to a margin call for the buyer?

A trader sells a one year futures contract on crude oil. The contract is for the delivery of 1,000 barrels. The current futures price is $38.94 per barrel. The initial margin is$3,410 per contract, and the maintenance margin is \$3,100 per contract.

What is the smallest price change that would lead to a margin call for the seller?