Business buzzwords: Tight curbs

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

    Tight curbs on money supply, enforced by Indonesian monetary authorities for more than a year to prevent the economy from over-heating, have driven domestic interest rates up to about 28 percent; analysts said this prolonged credit ..... is straining the repayment capacity of many Indonesian businesses.

  • 2

    In 1983, the major success of ..... was serving to focus international attention on their ways of doing business: the Japanese corporate and political sectors were employing cooperative organizing strategies that produced the highest productivity and quality of work-life in the industrial world.

  • 3

    Companies which are incorporated and listed in Hong Kong but controlled by Chinese entities or have Chinese state-owned enterprises as their parent companies have been viewed as a major experimental tool in China's economic reform; in this paper we analyze the market performance of red ..... stocks in the first year following Hong Kong's reversion to China.

  • 4

    A sell of an overnight position and subsequent buy of the same security on the same day (which does not constitute a day trade) is treated as a same-day ..... and the customer can use the proceeds of the sale towards a new purchase.

  • 5

    If we look at selling 500- to 550-lb. calves for 82-85 cents, and that's at your breakeven level, then it might make some sense to consider retained ownership; if all that can be had is ..... dollars and giving away your time for the year, profit demands looking for other opportunities before selling them.

  • 6

    The ..... Commission was formed in 1973 by private citizens of Japan, Europe (European Union countries), and North America (United States and Canada) to foster closer cooperation among these core democratic industrialized areas of the world with shared leadership responsibilities in the wider international system.

  • 7

    A ..... fund is a mutual fund that tends to perform well in bear markets.

  • 8

    John A. Thain, who took the New York Stock Exchange (NYX ) public earlier this year, is racing to keep the Big ..... competitive.

  • 9

    Infoseek (NASDAQ:SEEK) may be close to selling a piece of the Web search engine to a large media firm, with Disney cited as the most likely buyer and Time Warner a close second; this ..... has sent SEEK up 8.3% to $32.625.

  • 10

    Currently, there are 10 ..... that cover the S&P 500, nine of which cover individual sectors of the index; this selection allows investors to place their money in an ETF that covers either the whole market or a specific segment of the market.

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