Business buzzwords: Online exchange

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

    ....., Inc., the nation's first government-regulated online exchange for binary options and futures, today announced that it has secured $12.5 million from Norwest Venture Partners (NVP), a leading Silicon Valley venture capital firm.

  • 2

    Confident that there was a healthy base of stockholders who would not sell out, the Walbro board created more shares and looked for a large capital base that could keep these new shares in friendly ......

  • 3

    The ..... bond, essentially a Eurobond sold and listed in Asia, primarily in Hong Kong, Singapore and Taiwan, was pioneered by the Asian Development Bank, which saw in its own needs to raise money an opportunity to spur the development of capital markets for Asian borrowers in their own time zones.

  • 4

    Bloomberg News uses the ..... Box Index, which follows leading packaging and boxing stocks to predict manufacturing output; the reasoning is, if you manufacture something, you need something to put it in.

  • 5

    The reason for the January ..... is debated among academics; the most common explanation is for tax reasons - individual investors sell their small stocks that have declined in December to offset capital gains taxes, and selling knocks down the prices.

  • 6

    Before Google priced its $1.9 billion IPO, Playboy magazine published an interview that the company's founders had given months earlier; because the interview occurred before Google filed its IPO registration statement, the interview could have been viewed as a ..... violation of the securities laws.

  • 7

    On December 4, 2001, intending to execute a large amount of short sale of a stock, traders of Morgan Stanley Securities realized that such execution was difficult, insomuch as buy orders were only placed at lower prices than the latest market price and short sale on a minus ..... is prohibited by a Cabinet Order.

  • 8

    In an article published in the Journal of Petroleum Technology titled 'Competitive bidding in high risk situations', by Capen, Clapp and Campbell of the Atlantic Richfield Company (ARCO) in 1971, the authors coined the term 'winner's .....'.

  • 9

    Christopher Cox, the SEC Chairman, recently testified that "hedge funds were too risky for ..... investors"; he even wants to increase the net worth threshold to be considered wealthy enough to invest in hedge funds.

  • 10

    In the ..... sector, OPEC Member Countries are planning nearly a 50% increase in distillation and condensate splitter capacity, which would bring the combined capacity to 17.7 mb/d by the end of 2011, a relatively short time span considering the usual lead times required for refinery projects.

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