Business Buzzwords: Credit-derivative Trades

Please choose the most appropriate answer for each sentence.
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    Fourteen high profile Wall Street investment banks, including a former Federal Reserve regional board member, have gathered in New York to tackle the growing monster of unmatched credit-derivative trades, so Wall Street might ultimately fix this derivatives ..... before it explodes.

  • 2

    The phrase '..... crime' was coined in 1939 during a speech given by Edwin Sutherland to the American Sociological Society. Sutherland defined the term as "crime committed by a person of respectability and high social status in the course of his occupation."

  • 3

    Why would people want to own General Motors or Ford, just because those stocks are down a lot, when they could own best-of-..... Toyota, which is taking share and making big profits? - I know they are drawn by the low dollar amount of the American carmakers, but Toyota is the cheapest and the best, a rare find.

  • 4

    ..... Deal for Kuwait Parazylene: 18 banks have signed up to the $1.4 billion financing for Kuwait Parazylene Production Company (KPPC).

  • 5

    Considering the few extra percentage points of return that most ..... index funds may give you, you're better off sticking with a conventional index fund; that's where you'll find lower risk and expenses, plus minimal tax liabilities.

  • 6

    The company recorded a provision for risk of (34.7) million euros, mainly generated by the discontinuation of production at the Bernin site and focus of the optical business on foundry services, the ..... resulting from acquisitions, a litigation with one customer and employee severance costs.

  • 7

    Partially as a result of the back-of-the-..... business model approach, many eConsultants had not considered the situation thoroughly and lacked one of the most fundamental ideas behind any new company - a better mousetrap.

  • 8

    We have analyzed connected transactions between Chinese publicly listed firms and their state-owned enterprise (SOEs) shareholders and shown how resources are ..... from minority shareholders of the firm to the state.

  • 9

    The bear call ..... can be seen as writing a call with protection against an unexpected rise in the market; in this instance, the trader may write a call around the money, and take a call out-of-the-money, which effectively provides a ceiling to the potential loss if the market should rise.

  • 10

    In a Mortgage Dollar Roll transaction, the investor sells the securities that he was to receive from the dealer in the front month for one price and buys the same securities from the dealer at a lower price for settlement in the next month: the difference between the two prices is known as the ......

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