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20 1 Stochastic Calculus with Jump Diﬀusions We seek an ELMM Q of the process S¯1 (t). 1) we see that if A ∈ B0 with θ(z) = μ−r γ μ−r . 2) |z|ν(dz) := K < ∞ then μ−r XA (z) sign z γK is a possible solution. , if ν(R) = ν({z0 }) (which means that η(t) is a Poisson process multiplied by z0 ) then this is the only solution. 2) such that θ(z) < 1. 2) and deﬁne t Z(t) = Z θ (t) = exp 0 R +t R ˜ (ds, dz) ln(1 − θ(z))N {ln(1 − θ(z)) + θ(z)}ν(dz) , 0≤t≤T and dQ = dQθ = Z θ (T )dP on FT . 34 S¯1 (t) is a local martingale with respect to Q.

1 Dynamic Programming x2 49 the Merton line (ν = 0) (x1 , x2 ) (X1 (t), X2 (t)) S (x1 , x2 ) x1 S x1 + x2 = 0 Fig. 1. The Merton line Case 2: ν = 0 We now ask: How does the presence of jumps inﬂuence the optimal strategy? As in [M] we reduce the dimension by introducing W (t) = X1 (t) + X2 (t). Then we see that dW (t) = ([r(1 − θ(t)) + μθ(t)]W (t) − c(t)) dt + σθ(t)W (t)dB(t) + θ(t)W (t− ) ∞ W (0) = x1 + x2 = w ≥ 0. z N (dt, dz), −1 The generator A(u) of the controlled process Y (t) = s+t ; W (t) t ≥ 0, Y (0) = y = s w is A(u) φ(y) = ∂φ 1 ∂2φ ∂φ + [r(1 − θ) + μθ]w − c + σ 2 θ2 w2 2 ∂s ∂w 2 ∂w ∞ ∂φ (s, w)θwz ν(dz).

20 1 Stochastic Calculus with Jump Diﬀusions We seek an ELMM Q of the process S¯1 (t). 1) we see that if A ∈ B0 with θ(z) = μ−r γ μ−r . 2) |z|ν(dz) := K < ∞ then μ−r XA (z) sign z γK is a possible solution. , if ν(R) = ν({z0 }) (which means that η(t) is a Poisson process multiplied by z0 ) then this is the only solution. 2) such that θ(z) < 1. 2) and deﬁne t Z(t) = Z θ (t) = exp 0 R +t R ˜ (ds, dz) ln(1 − θ(z))N {ln(1 − θ(z)) + θ(z)}ν(dz) , 0≤t≤T and dQ = dQθ = Z θ (T )dP on FT . 34 S¯1 (t) is a local martingale with respect to Q.