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Question 1 1. Aneeka is reviewing the ratio of stocks that are trending up to stocks that are trending down. Which indicator is she using?
Question 2 2. Gordon believes a company's stock is going south. He gets his broker to loan him 1,000 shares at the current price of $100 per share. He sells the shares for $100,000, waits for the stock to drop like a rock to $75 per share and buys the shares back for $75,000. He gives the shares to his broker and pockets $25,000 in profits. What did Gordon just do?
Question 3 3. Betty decides to invest in a stock because she believes that the company is in a good financial position and its stock will increase in value over time. What type of stock position is she taking on the company?
Question 4 4. New York Stock Exchange, NASDAQ, London Stock Exchange, Tokyo Stock Exchange are all examples of exchanges that trade _____
Question 5 5. Where does a bank get most of its money to lend?
Question 6 6. What is a key difference between pension plans and 401(k) plans?
Question 7 7. The central bank of the United States is also known as the?
Question 8 8. Which type of retirement benefit plan allows employees to contribute with money that's already been taxed?
Question 9 9. If a bank wants to conduct business where there is low taxes and little regulation, where would it go?
Question 10 10. Why is a negative balance of payment bad for a country?
Question 11 11. Identify the situation where a weak currency, or lower exchange rate, can be beneficial.
Question 12 12. What's the best explanation of a letter of credit?
Question 13 13. Financial institutions who refuse to process home mortgage applications for Chinese applicants are violating which regulation?
Question 14 14. The department within the U.S. Treasury that oversees financial institutions is _____.
Question 15 15. Why might a government decide to grant a monopoly in a heavily regulated industry?
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