Suppose you are an energy trader who bought a straddle contract on gasoline futures (size: 42,000 gallons). You paid $0.28 per gallon premium for the call and $0.20 per gallon premium for the put. Expiration of the contract is March of next year and strike price is $2.85 per gallon.
What will be your net profit or loss on the straddle contract for the following possible futures prices of gasoline at the expiration date in March?
a. $2.60 per gallon
b. $3.10 per gallon