Banker's Acceptances

Please choose the most appropriate answer for each sentence.
  • 1

    Banker's acceptances, bills of exchange and unsecured notes are the major types of ..... paper.

  • 2

    One key question when choosing and implementing any stock selection model is how long excess returns are produced; identifying a model's optimal ..... period or longevity helps reduce portfolio turnover and maximize returns.

  • 3

    In order to take advantage of the pain being suffered on Wall Street, Castle Investments is adding 1.2 billion dollars to the ..... it has already amassed; the extra cash will be added to its 2.2 billion dollar 'credit opportunities' fund for investment in distressed assets.

  • 4

    Just as with forecasting the weather, ..... analysis doesn't produce absolute predictions of future trends in the market, but it can help investors in anticipating what is likely to happen to prices, especially over the short term.

  • 5

    The ..... option exhibits the same cash flow potential as its international counterparts with the same underlying strike price and date of expiry, but one advantage is that the investor can choose when to exercise his option if he suddenly needs to unload the security.

  • 6

    ..... stands out as one of the most remarkable 20th century financial events because of its suddenness, the unprecedented extent by which world markets fell - 23 percent - and its total lack of explanation.

  • 7

    The Federal Reserve ..... rate is the interest rate received by commercial banks and other depository institutions on loans from the regional FRB's lending facility; the rates are the same across all Reserve Banks with the exception of days around a rate change.

  • 8

    Many couples now open a ..... bank account while keeping their separate accounts: they each pay a specified amount into the former, using this to pay household expenses, while they retain their own financial independence and avoid the use of money as power in the relationship.

  • 9

    The firm invested funds in repurchase agreements (short-term obligations secured by government obligations) and ..... notes (unsecured obligations) issued by banks; both represent money on deposit or accounts receivable contracted in the course of business.

  • 10

    ..... investment trust specifically invests in properties producing income and then passes the profits on to its investors as dividends; indeed, it must distribute at least 90% of its profits in order to qualify for preferential tax treatment.

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