The Employment Act of 1946

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

    Established by the Employment Act of 1946, the ..... of Economic Advisers provides the President of the United States with objective economic analysis and with advice on the development and implementation of national and international economic policy.

  • 2

    After four years in custody, Mr Patronia was convicted on three terrorism-related counts, the jury delivering its verdict in under 48 hours; what was unusual and blameworthy was the length of time he had to wait for the due ..... which most Americans take for granted.

  • 3

    The ..... International Financial Futures & Options Exchange lost its single biggest source of income - trading in the German Government Bund - in the late 1990s, but by 2001 it had reinvented itself as an electronic exchange, and at the end of 2001, it was acquired by Euronext NV.

  • 4

    A ..... area is a price level where neither the bears nor the bulls are in total control; the market cannot decide which way it wants to go, so traders often step aside to see what is going to happen next.

  • 5

    Elevated readings in the ..... spread indicate increased risk avoidance in the market - investors flock to relatively risk-free short-term T-bills - while Eurodollar futures are more representative of the credit quality of corporate borrowers.

  • 6

    The grantor must permanently give up all control and ownership of any property transferred to an ..... trust, so this device has small appeal for most taxpayers.

  • 7

    ..... is an out-of-court dispute resolution process where the disputing parties each present their case to a third party intermediary that examines the evidence and makes a (usually) binding decision for the disputants.

  • 8

    The mutual ..... doctrine rules that interest on municipal bonds is free of federal tax, and in return for this, localities and states cannot tax the interest on federal government securities.

  • 9

    The ultimate measure of capital ..... is the amount of returns to investors as a multiple of the capital invested, adjusted by the length of the investment.

  • 10

    Based on information from Data Diggers, a company which collects and collates stock lending data from custodians and institutions, it is obvious that a rapid build-up in ..... stock positions is strongly correlated with short selling.

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