Business Buzzwords: South African Labour Laws

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

    The new law will do away with employers who have abused the independent contractor provision in South Africa's existing labour laws, but NMG-Levy labour consultant Brian Allen says 'legislative .....' could affect genuine supplier relationships while wiping out this form of evasion.

  • 2

    The NYSE applies program trading ..... whenever the NYSE Composite Index moves 150 points higher or lower than the previous day's closing price; this restriction stays in place until the NYA returns to within 70 points of the previous day's closing price or until the end of the trading day.

  • 3

    The ..... Effect, which harkens to the Hebrew slave who prophesied seven years of feast and famine, relates to the market's tendency to have a long-term memory-for example, a rise in stocks tends to be followed by additional increases.

  • 4

    I am therefore pleased to report that the second half did indeed show a solid improvement; we managed to more than reverse the first half loss and remain on ..... for the trading performance to continue along this trend.

  • 5

    August was the cruelest month for Dell Inc, when it recalled 4.1 million laptop batteries because of fears they might ignite, announced a shockingly bad quarter and disclosed that the SEC has launched an investigation of its accounting; 'Dell is in the ..... box' admits founder Michael Dell.

  • 6

    A ..... stock is a perfect stock for investment - named after the gorgeous star of the movie '10'.

  • 7

    Most economists think it's unlikely the ..... effect will be enough to tip the U.S. economy back into recession; after all, the average American already watches four hours of TV a day.

  • 8

    There's a saying in the stock world, that goes, "Don't fight the ....." - what this means is that when there's powerful selling going on against a stock, only the foolish step in and start buying, because the price is likely to continue to decline.

  • 9

    Hedge fund managers will often call analysts and present a very persuasive argument as to why a stock deserves an upgraded rating; this ..... does not always lead an analyst to change his or her rating, but it works enough of the time for the practice to persist.

  • 10

    ..... Management is the process of identification, analysis and either acceptance or mitigation of uncertainty in investment decision-making.

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