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Old 02-19-2012, 05:07 PM
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1 - The Bombay Stock Exchange has shifted certain stocks to the trade-for-trade segment, where you pay Rs 25,000 to take delivery of the shares you bought and the quantity you have sold will be presented for delivery: the reason for the shift is that the exchange wants to curb ......... trading.
*circular *reciprocal *yo-yo *zero sum 2 - The ......... Effect hypothesis states that the economic crisis that affected several South American countries in 1995 was caused by an exogenous capital flight triggered by the loss of confidence of foreign investors after the collapse of the Mexican peso in December 1994.
*Lambada *Tequila *Tortilla *Zedillo 3 - The Presidential Election ......... Theory (PECT) of stock prices suggests that stocks decline soon after a president is elected when harsh and unpopular measures are necessary to bring inflation, government spending and deficits under control for the long-term health of the economy.
*Consequence *Control *Corollary *Cycle 4 - Make certain you have, or if you are an entrepreneur, make certain your existing syndicate has, dry ......... to see you through hard times; this means putting no more than 25-30% of your total allocation up front, and make certain you have reserves to meet pro rata needs.
*flour *powder *socks *vermouth 5 - Deep-Format, who by smell could only be a Microsoft insider, is leaking about Microsoft's botch job on the Ecma spec; this kind of ......... could only be from a disgruntled employee on the Office or XML dev team.
*blob *boob *plop *poop 6.The multitude of mergers and acquisitions has raised issues that need to be considered before the prospect of an acquisition arises; one is the application of the golden ......... rules of Sec. 280G, regarding severance payments to be made to a corporation's top employees and directors on a change in control.
*arches *booty *life jacket *parachute 7 - William McCormick, chairman and chief executive of CMS Energy Corp, said the company's use of '.........' — trades where the same amount of electricity is exchanged at the same price between two players — was apparently aimed at making CMS look more powerful in wholesale power markets than it actually was.
*cross-wiring *double-dealing *round-tripping *shadow-boxing 8 - Asset size explains in part why funds become index .........: DeGroot thinks most funds need no more than 50 stocks to be well diversified, after which they begin behaving increasingly like an index fund.
*huggers *matchers *stalkers *trackers 9 - Examples of ......... leaders are the executives of Enron, who stowed away millions of dollars until they were finally caught.
*honey *leprechaun *squirrel *stevedore
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10. - Ten or more years ago ......... was all the rage, spurred by the theories of David Foote; among the many things we were told by its various advocates was that aging baby boomers would invest lots of disposable income in the markets, driving them to dizzy heights.

Babyshares *Babybaiting *Boomeranging *Boomernomics
11.Shares of Las Vegas Sands Corp. fell after the ......... on Wednesday, after the casino operator said its first-quarter profit fell: LVS.N shares were down 4 percent at $85 in extended-hours trading.
*ball *bell *mark *market 12 - With the Dow Jones Industrials teetering on the brink of the 12,000 level, ......... Team commander, Henry Paulson, issued a buy signal; "The president's economic advisers are keeping an eye on the markets," said a White House spokesman, revealing that Bush got a phone briefing from Paulson that day.
*Plunge *Poke *Prod *Pump 13 - When volume on an exchange is so heavy that the tape runs more than five minutes behind, the ......... price interrupts the delayed prices every 5-10 minutes to show the current price of a heavily traded stock.
*flash *quick *spot *zip 14 - The ......... strategy places bonds only in very short and very long maturities, making it easy to shift the average maturity of the portfolio.
*bottleneck *dumbbell *hourglass *pendulum 15 - ......... refers mostly to the stocks on the All Ordinaries index, which is composed of 280 of the most active Australian companies.
*Kangaroos *Kiwis *Koalas *Kookaburras
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1. circular * * *2. Tequila ??? ( Mexico ...) * * 3. cycle * * 4. powder * * *5. ??? * * *6. parachute * * * 7. double-dealing? / round-tripping ? * * *8. huggers * * 9. leprechaun ???? ( a wicked dwarf from the film ? ) * * *10. babyshares ? * * 11. bell * * 12. plunge * * 13. flash * * *14. ???? * * *15. Kangaroos
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5=POOP
7=ROUND-TRIPPING
10=BOOMERNOMICS
14=DUMBBELL
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1.Gardening isn't everybody's idea of fun but I would .........spend hours weeding or mowing my lawn.
2.It's a sad.............. that nowadays in the UK, children with both parents still living together are in the minority.
3.So in the end, the kind prince married the sweet princess and they had lots of cute children and they lived happily............ .
4.When my cat was hit by a car the vet said that her injuries were too severe for her to recover and he had to.............. her out of her misery.
5.In summer in England we either have rain every day and floods or no rain and a drought. I wish we could have............. .
6.I'm glad to say my grandson is.............. with his new games console. He can't seem to stop playing it. In fact I think he's driving his mother and father up the wall.
7.For the last six months the noise from the builders next door has been making.............. a misery. I can't stand it any more.
8.Considering the fact that the team haven't won any of their matches this season, they do seem to be............ .
9.If I manage to pass the exam, I'll be absolutely.............. .
10.When the former president passed away there were three national days of............. .
11.It's a sad........ of affairs when someone is injured in the street and nobody stops to help because they are afraid of getting sued if the vicitm dies.
12.Very often when a group of teenagers steal a car and go............ , none of them have had any driving lessons or even any experience of driving.


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1. A *happily B *joyfully C *sadly D *gleefully
2. A *idea B *situation C *fact D *state
3. A *on and on B *for ever C *ever and ever D *ever after
4. A *let B *put C *take D *help
5. A *a happy middle B *a happy medium C *the happy balance D *a happy level
6. A *thrilled to bits B *very thrilled C *thrilled with joy D *over thrilled
7. A *my time B *the days C *my life D *the situation
8. A *in good spirit B *in high spirits C *of strong spirit D *with much spirit
9. A *at heaven's door B *on a cloud C *over the hill D *over the moon
10. A *misery B mourning C *bereavement D *grief
11. A case B *time C *result D *state
12. A *fun-running B *happy crashing C *joyriding D *speed-driving
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