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The Language of Financial Market Bingo VVMS ECON 34A Test

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5 Matching Questions

  1. diversification
  2. liquidity
  3. fraud risk
  4. initial public offering
  5. bonds
  1. a to buy a variety of stocks or other investments to spread risk
  2. b the risk that an investment has been misrepresented
  3. c certificates of ownership of a portion of a debt that is due to be paid by a government/corporation to an individual; usually bearing a fixed rate of interest
  4. d an investment that is easily converted into cash
  5. e the first time a corporation's stock is offered for sale to the public

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. bonds issued by the federal government as a way of borrowing money; they are purchased at half the face value and increase every 6 months until full face value is reached
  2. an ownership share or shares of ownership in a corporation
  3. stock prices are rising, investors are optimistic
  4. stocks are usually purchased in multiples of 100 shares, called _________.
  5. stock prices are falling, investors are pessimistic

5 True/False Questions

  1. Dow Jones Industrial Averagethe largest stock exchange, located in New York

          

  2. Securities and Exchange Commissionthe government agency, established in 1934, that protects investors in stocks and bonds.

          

  3. net asset valuestock prices are falling, investors are pessimistic

          

  4. common stockshares of ownership in a corporation that give stockholders voting rights and a portion of future profits (after holders of preferred stock are paid)

          

  5. dividendan investment that is easily converted into cash

          

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