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The Returns and Risk of Alternative Call Option Portfolio Investment Strategies


  • Merton, Robert C
  • Scholes, Myron S
  • Gladstein, Mathew L


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  • Merton, Robert C & Scholes, Myron S & Gladstein, Mathew L, 1978. "The Returns and Risk of Alternative Call Option Portfolio Investment Strategies," The Journal of Business, University of Chicago Press, vol. 51(2), pages 183-242, April.
  • Handle: RePEc:ucp:jnlbus:v:51:y:1978:i:2:p:183-242

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