Fixed-income Investments

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

    Investors would not buy bonds if the only incentive were getting their money back after a certain period of time; the income for fixed-income investments is the interest received at a fixed rate, called the '.....'.

  • 2

    ..... is difficult to prove, since unlike something in a newspaper or magazine, you cannot brandish a past utterance before a judge; also, settlements are usually smaller, because the spoken word is generally considered less potent than a broadcast or printed word.

  • 3

    Injecting funds into one's account does not automatically settle any invoice or ..... note pending against it; the account holder must pay for it manually.

  • 4

    ..... is a legal procedure that a landlord utilizes to remove a tenant from an apartment or other accommodation after he serves the tenant with a Notice to Quit; this latter is normally a single sheet of paper, signed by the landlord or his lawyer, and delivered by a legal officer.

  • 5

    One of the changes to income tax legislation was the reduction of the marriage ..... on couples who file joint tax returns, by equalizing the deduction for couples and singles, and raising the endpoint of the 15-percent bracket for married couples filing joint returns.

  • 6

    Firm ..... lending is a creditor's formal offer laying out all the terms under which he will lend money to a borrower over a stated time period.

  • 7

    ..... is an obligation that results when an asset such as a security is sold by a brokerage or bank and payment is received, but the security or other asset has not yet been delivered.

  • 8

    The trade volume slowed during the decline in prices, indicating sellers were less aggressive; the market reached a position in which traders were unwilling to sell at a lower price while buyers began to lift offers - no dealers were willing to ..... the bid.

  • 9

    As utilized in this contract, the phrase '..... account' means an account that is acceptable to you, that has been validly assigned to you, that is less than ninety days overdue, and that complies with our representations and warranties to you.

  • 10

    The US Treasury first issued inflation ..... securities in 1996; these instruments protect the holder against inflation and deflation by altering the principal periodically to follow changes in the Consumer Price Index.

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