Cutting Your Losses

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

    The most popular variation of the reverse convertible has a contingent ..... protection built in: this means that as long as the stock does not fall by more than a certain amount, the investment is fully protected.

  • 2

    ..... period is the length of time required to recover the cost of an investment, usually measured in years; other things being equal, the better investment is the one with the shorter period - it is considered less risky.

  • 3

    The credit balance in a margin account is known as a ..... credit because it cannot be withdrawn by the customer, since it is held as collateral to secure the broker's loan of funds and securities to the customer; it is comprised of the proceeds from short sales and the margin requirement.

  • 4

    This is the first rule in buying .....-linked notes: Peg it to a stock that you would like to own.

  • 5

    The Hulbert rating is a rating by Hulbert Financial Digest of how well the recommendations of various market ..... have performed.

  • 6

    The SEC Full ..... Program ensures investors are provided material information to make informed decisions about a company - both when it initially offers stock to the public and on a regular basis as it continues to report information about its business operations.

  • 7

    The SEC's Division of Market Regulation stated that when market conditions are not 'normal', such that OTC Market Makers would not be required to display limit orders within 30 seconds of receipt, then "limit orders ..... at the opening must be displayed as soon as practicable under the circumstances."

  • 8

    The Form ....., U.S. Individual Income Tax Return, is the starting form for personal (individual) Federal income tax returns filed with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) in the United States; the first one was published for use for the tax years 1913, 1914, and 1915.

  • 9

    A .....-kind exchange requires that you close in escrow through a qualified intermediary such as a title company; the title company holds the proceeds from the first closing in its escrow account until you're ready to close on the replacement property.

  • 10

    Investors in mortgage ..... of single-family loans may have only limited information about the individual loans.

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