Business buzzwords: Investment leverage

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

    In the case of Oanda they offer you leverage of 50 times your good ..... money: if you put $1000 into your account, you may buy or sell currencies up to an amount that would require $50,000 cash to actually buy at the time.

  • 2

    The upcoming Google IPO contains a two-tier voting structure that gives Class B shareholders (primarily company founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin) 10 votes for each share while each Class A share being offered only carries one vote; this provision is shark ....., intended to make it difficult for outsiders to take over Google or influence the company's operations.

  • 3

    Altria has long been considered a classic widow-and-..... stock: great for its stability and big annual dividend, currently about 4.1 percent.

  • 4

    Central Canada Foods Corporation has agreed to lease terms for its Timberlea plant from 1469818 Ontario Inc., a company controlled by George Michaels, Central's president and majority shareholder in ..... party transaction.

  • 5

    Around Wall Street, the talk is that the U.S. economy is not too hot, not too cool, but just right - the fabled '.....' economy that means corporate profits can continue to grow, while inflation stays tame

  • 6

    The opening up of new markets and the development from the craft shop to such concerns as U.S. Steel illustrate the same process of industrial mutation that incessantly revolutionizes the economic structure from within, incessantly destroying the old one, incessantly creating a new one; this process of Creative ..... is the essential fact about capitalism.

  • 7

    In financial markets here in London we call it 'The ..... Trade' - a trader who has lost big and has so far managed to cover up the fact puts on a huge trade, enough to cover all his losses, and buys a first class ticket to Brazil, where there is no extradition to the UK, just in case the trade goes wrong.

  • 8

    Today's online video market is stuffed full of entrants with names like Broadsnatch, Eyeka, and Gkko, but video company CEOs like Tom McInerney of Guba agree that a ..... is coming: "There'll be a lot of casualties in the next year," McInerney predicts.

  • 9

    A huge number of investors think they are buy-and-holders, but in fact they use a peculiar form of market ....., the ICSIA or 'I can't stand it anymore' system; this is probably the most widely used system in the world, and it relies on emotional reactions to market fluctuations.

  • 10

    A successful price war was the one Philip Morris began on ..... Friday, 2nd April 1993: the company cut the price of the world's best-selling cigarette by almost 20% - and in the process knocked almost $10 billion off the market value of the company.

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