Business Buzzwords: Currency Trading

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

    Banks and trading platforms are competing to get a bigger slice of the rapidly expanding business of ..... currency trading, where investors buy and sell without revealing their identity to the market.

  • 2

    The dot-com ..... ended when the NASDAQ Composite index peaked at 5,048, more than double its value a year earlier, and what followed was a bloodbath of layoffs and consolidation caused by 'dot bombs' - companies launched with great exuberance to grab as much Internet real estate as they could without mounting a successful revenue model.

  • 3

    The 1929 stock market crash itself, though large in its own right, was nothing compared to the ensuing ..... market and devastating depression.

  • 4

    General Motors Corp. Chief Executive G. Richard Wagoner would love to snare stylish Italian sports car maker Alfa Romeo from its floundering parent, Fiat Auto, in which GM has a 20% stake: "The Alfa brand is like a sleeping .....," says one Fiat senior executive, "We can reactivate it with new models."

  • 5

    A Euroland corporate raised financing for a power station project, but the gas-fired plant was exposed to the risk of a rise in gas prices, and the power tariff was linked to the European inflation index; so ABN AMRO structured and traded a ..... swap with the corporate, matching the profile of the corporate's loan.

  • 6

    Georgia Pacific was especially frustrating to bondholders, as the $2.6 billion of post-junk rated issues were tendered, while the legacy investment-grade fallen ..... bonds dropped by 12 points after double-A plus rated (buyer) Koch Industries said it would not guarantee the Georgia Pacific bonds.

  • 7

    More than a hundred companies in America are seeking to redefine the ..... line - moving away from conventional corporate accounting, where the only consideration is profit, to one that also includes the social and environmental impact the company is having.

  • 8

    Financial News USA news distribution services will get your Virtual ..... Show in front of potential investors, both retail and institutional: our press release enhancement services give you expanded coverage on the wires as well as the ability to target specific groups via our EmailWire and FaxWire services.

  • 9

    No image better represents the United States stock markets than the .....: the little one-inch-wide strip of paper is as synonymous with following the performance of stocks and their markets as it is with heroes' welcomes and parades.

  • 10

    If you're about to launch into the world of ....., or want to boost an existing site's revenue in the coming months, this article is for you.

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