Financing Your Business

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

    With equity financing, your investors may disagree with you on decisions, making it best to sell out and let them have the business; but if you believe in your business idea and don't want to sell out, you should look into ..... financing and retain control over the direction of your venture.

  • 2

    ..... bonds are securities provided to developers by contractors; they consist of undertakings by insurance companies or banks to pay the employers if the contractors default under their contracts.

  • 3

    Avoid becoming an investment sheep by tracking the movements of the ..... money: it is the first to arrive at investment parties when the cover charge is low, and it always buys low and sells high mostly to the sheep, who trade on others' suggestions and on emotion.

  • 4

    As a bankrupt, all of one's liabilities and assets are placed in one's bankruptcy estate, which is managed by the trustee ..... bankruptcy, who organizes the selling of the assets and paying of the creditors.

  • 5

    A restrictive ..... is a contractual clause that proscribes an ex-employee's competition with his ex-employer or prohibits the ex-employee from taking customers away with him by using information acquired during employment.

  • 6

    To find out which stock and cash dividends you will get when you buy a stock, you should look at two important dates, the date of record and the .....-dividend date.

  • 7

    The farther in-the-money or out-of-the-money an option goes, the smaller ..... is.

  • 8

    Big companies often gobble up other companies, intending to blend these acquisitions into their own operations, but ..... companies keep the companies that they buy more separate.

  • 9

    Classifying forest industry companies as ..... industry egregiously understates the technological advances in the industry; paper manufacturing is now incredibly high tech, with production guided from monitors located in comfortable control rooms.

  • 10

    ..... deductions let you convert otherwise taxable income into non-taxable income (usually up to 2% of your adjusted gross income) if you spend some of your money on tax-privileged items such as local and state taxes, health care, charitable donations, and mortgage interest.

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