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The goal of this project is to explore the topic of the basis and the changes to the spot prices and futures prices over time, using real futures data. The project requires you to work in Excel with the provided spreadsheet. Be sure to fill in the yellow boxes in the Excel file for full credit. In addition, type up a report in Word with an introduction (description of the mini project), findings (answer assignment questions, plots, etc.), and conclusion (summary). Your grade will depend on both quantity and quality. Upon completion, please submit both your Word report and Excel file to blackboard. Question A and B are worth 5 points each. Question C is worth 20 points. Questions D and E are worth 10 points each and question F is worth 5 points. The report and the excel file are worth 10 points each. The crude oil futures contract is utilized as the contract of interest. For more information about the contract, visit http://www.cmegroup.com/trading/energy/crude-oil/light-sweet-crude_contract_specifications.html. If you employ external references, please cite them in a bibliography section.