Business Buzzwords: Casino Operations

Please choose the most appropriate answer for each sentence.
  • 1
    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.
  • 2
    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.
  • 3
    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.
  • 4
    The ..... strategy places bonds only in very short and very long maturities, making it easy to shift the average maturity of the portfolio.
  • 5
    ..... refers mostly to the stocks on the All Ordinaries index, which is composed of 280 of the most active Australian companies.
  • 6
    Opinion ..... can adversely affect the independence of auditors; it is a different activity than obtaining a second opinion, which has the objective of obtaining the right answer, and is in fact illegal.
  • 7
    The economy is coming in for a landing; optimists say it will be the much sought after '..... landing' when the economy slows but doesn't skid into recession, but some economists now are forecasting a bumpy landing, or even worse.
  • 8
    The pro forma combination of buy-recommended ConocoPhillips (COP) and buy-recommended Burlington Resources (BR) would create a new company with a stock market capitalization of $100 billion thereby qualifying as the sixth mega ..... energy company in our coverage.
  • 9
    Having a ..... chest of $11.2 billion gives Google freedom to make strategic acquisitions, even overpaying if necessary, and to take a longer-term view with its products and acquisitions, enabling it to push new services out the door now and figure out how to make money off them later.
  • 10
    ..... are not intended for public distribution: they are meant to be a rough introduction to the company about to issue the new security, thus they are incomplete and not necessarily accurate.

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