Business buzzwords: Greenhouse gas emissions

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

    Using ocean data collected by diving floats, U.S. climate scientists released a study Thursday that they said provides the '.....' that ties manmade greenhouse gas emissions to global warming.

  • 2

    There's a name for people who are able to identify the customer-grabbing, revenue-generating power in their particular job and maximize it at every possible opportunity - they're called ......

  • 3

    For all the debate over President Bush's $87 billion request for military operations and economic reconstruction in Afghanistan and Iraq, no one seems to have noticed that the sum includes a ..... fund of $9.3 billion which Secretary of Defense Rumsfeld can spend pretty much as he pleases.

  • 4

    Recent versions of shareholder rights plans have contained what has been called ..... provision, which provides that only incumbent directors or their designated successors, so-called 'Continuing Directors', can redeem the rights.

  • 5

    As a general guideline, an order may be cancelled if it is more than 30% ..... the market, depending upon where it has been routed to for execution, and you may receive a warning message when attempting to place a trade that fails a price reasonability check.

  • 6

    When I bought my seat on the exchange, if someone gave me an order, I took it to an order clerk, who called it down to the floor; the clerk wrote out the order ticket, gave it to a ..... dollar broker who had to be a member of the NYSE, who took it to the specialist's post, bought or sold the stock, and repeated the whole process back.

  • 7

    If you are ..... to a given public securities issue, you will not be buying any shares through the public offering.

  • 8

    ..... follow trends, tips and gurus; they sometimes put on bull horns or a bearskin and try to swagger; you recognize them by their pitiful bleating when the market becomes volatile.

  • 9

    The failures of well known ..... retailers like, and discount retailer Value America have experts talking about the value of multi-channel retailing.

  • 10

    Recently, the SEC's Enforcement Division has signaled a change in philosophy from a reactive approach (i.e. investigations of individuals or companies were initiated after evidence of a possible violation) to '.....' - pursuing investigations where it is not clear that a securities violation has occurred.

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