Sign up for FREE and explore English! Start your email English course now!
Web English-test.net

English grammar tests
easy  medium  advanced
English synonym tests
easy  medium  advanced
Business English tests
easy  medium  advanced
English idiom tests
easy  medium  advanced
Common error tests
easy  medium  advanced
email this test to a friend add bookmark Help: How to take this test? PDF version business quiz
Business English Exercises
 

Analysts and Pundits

Answers to test questions and links to explanations

Home > Teaching Business English > Business English Lessons, Advanced Level # 302
previous business test PDF version next

 All tests  TOP 100  Forum  Dictionaries Ask a Teacher

Some analysts and pundits use a stock's price-to-book ratio to decide whether to recommend an equity: if the ratio is below 1.0, it's often considered attractive, and if the ratio is higher than 1.0, it may be deemed overpriced.

Correct answer: (a) book

Meaning of "book"
Dictionary.com   Cambridge Dictionaries   Merriam-Webster   Answers.com

Translate sentence with Google language tool
 
Translate with Ectaco online dictionary

Go to Question esl test: analysts and pundits (answers)

Join our English Learning Community! — Make new friends today!
  Find penpals and make new friends today!

 english vocabulary, grammar and idioms Ask a Teacher

Gold for the year was up about 23% and Silver was up 46%; the HUI failed to provide the leverage it usually offers to metals, increasing by only 13%, but these are still impressive annual returns, since a record-breaking year for the Dow Jones produced only a 16.7% return and the Nasdaq gained just 10%.

Correct answer: (c) annual

Meaning of "annual"
Dictionary.com   Cambridge Dictionaries   Merriam-Webster   Answers.com

Translate sentence with Google language tool
 
Translate with Ectaco online dictionary

Go to Question esl test: analysts and pundits (answers)

Pimsleur English ESL/EFL — Learning English can
be fun. Try this audio program and you will make progress fast.

 esl lesson plans in 6 short stories with exercises Ask a Teacher

Indexing is an investment approach that seeks to match the investment returns of a specified stock or bond market benchmark by holding all or a representative sample of those securities; it is a 'passive' investment approach emphasizing broad diversification and low portfolio trading activity.

Correct answer: (c) Indexing

Meaning of "Indexing"
Dictionary.com   Cambridge Dictionaries   Merriam-Webster   Answers.com

Translate sentence with Google language tool
 
Translate with Ectaco online dictionary

Go to Question esl test: analysts and pundits (answers)

Start FREE email English course now!Join more than 100,000 learners!


 have you ever heard about phrasebase? Ask a Teacher

Despite reports that mining giant Rio Tinto is lining up bankers for a bid for Alcan Inc, an industry observer believes the Canadian aluminum giant may be preparing a 'scorched earth policy' to make itself less attractive to potential suitors; Alcan's board has rejected Alcoa's US$28.1-billion hostile takeover offer.

Correct answer: (a) scorched

Meaning of "scorched"
Dictionary.com   Cambridge Dictionaries   Merriam-Webster   Answers.com

Translate sentence with Google language tool
 
Translate with Ectaco online dictionary

Go to Question esl test: analysts and pundits (answers)

501 Business English Exercises — Printable, photocopiable.
For use in a classroom, at home, on your PC or anywhere.

 english for beginners Ask a Teacher

With a market not held order, the investor allows the floor broker to use his own discretion as to the exact timing of the execution; if the broker expects a decline in price, s/he may wait to buy, figuring that a better price will soon be available, but there is no guarantee that a such an order will be filled.

Correct answer: (b) not held

Meaning of "not held"
Dictionary.com   Cambridge Dictionaries   Merriam-Webster   Answers.com

Translate sentence with Google language tool
 
Translate with Ectaco online dictionary

Go to Question esl test: analysts and pundits (answers)

Start improving your listening skills today!  — Take these listening exercises now.

 language is a cycle Ask a Teacher

Compound arbitrage is basically buying and simultaneously selling in four or more markets, profiting from a temporary difference; this is a riskless profit for the investor/trader.

Correct answer: (b) Compound

Meaning of "Compound"
Dictionary.com   Cambridge Dictionaries   Merriam-Webster   Answers.com

Translate sentence with Google language tool
 
Translate with Ectaco online dictionary

Go to Question esl test: analysts and pundits (answers)

 british vs. american english Ask a Teacher

A back-end load can be a flat fee (meaning everyone pays the same amount of money when taking money out of the mutual fund) or a sliding-scale fee (meaning that the longer you keep your money in the mutual fund, the smaller the fee you have to pay when you take it out).

Correct answer: (c) load

Meaning of "load"
Dictionary.com   Cambridge Dictionaries   Merriam-Webster   Answers.com

Translate sentence with Google language tool
 
Translate with Ectaco online dictionary

Go to Question esl test: analysts and pundits (answers)

 want to learn english language through hip-hop? Ask a Teacher

A non-qualified retirement plan is not an IRS plan subject to the eligibility, participation, and non-discrimination provisions set forth in the Employee Retirement Income Security Act and the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 and the regulations thereunder; as such, it is said to be devoid of governmental red tape.

Correct answer: (d) A non-qualified

Meaning of "A non-qualified"
Dictionary.com   Cambridge Dictionaries   Merriam-Webster   Answers.com

Translate sentence with Google language tool
 
Translate with Ectaco online dictionary

Go to Question esl test: analysts and pundits (answers)

 vocabulary games: english adverb quiz Ask a Teacher

Options are traded in units called contracts, each of which entitles the option buyer/owner to 100 shares of the underlying stocks upon expiration.

Correct answer: (c) contracts

Meaning of "contracts"
Dictionary.com   Cambridge Dictionaries   Merriam-Webster   Answers.com

Translate sentence with Google language tool
 
Translate with Ectaco online dictionary

Go to Question esl test: analysts and pundits (answers)

 esl english vocabulary: verb noun adjective lists Ask a Teacher

The Director position is responsible for the quantitative analysis of our derivatives portfolio, which includes 1) statistical analysis to measure the effectiveness of hedges, 2) projection of Net Investment Income and Net Investment Gain/(Loss), and 3) attribution analysis of actual reported financial results versus market factors.

Correct answer: (d) quantitative

Meaning of "quantitative"
Dictionary.com   Cambridge Dictionaries   Merriam-Webster   Answers.com

Translate sentence with Google language tool
 
Translate with Ectaco online dictionary

Go to Question esl test: analysts and pundits (answers)

Back to top


Business English Practice Exercises Business English Tests — several topics are covered: office matters, job applications, computer English, money expressions, business law, operations management, retail marketing, e-commerce, accounting terms, contracts and agreements, commercial correspondence, etc.
You will be exposed to a wealth of authentic sample sentences that include a great variety of themes. This compact Business English Test Package is the only printable English test collection currently available on the Internet. It contains 501 Business English Exercises (10 questions per test plus answer keys).  Get your unique Business English Practice Exercises now!

  FREE email English course with 292031 Subscribers    
 
Get FREE English course via e-mail
 

Search results:

Free English test

You will find everything related to your search phrase "Free English test" on our vocabulary building pages such as parts of speech (nouns, adjectives, adverbs, prepositions, pronouns, conjunctions, modifiers, etc.), common words, idioms, phrases and expressions, word definitions from online dictionaries, free word and sentence translation, grammar structures and much more.

  • TOEIC — Test Of English for International Communication (3420 words, 684 tests, intermediate level)
  • GRE — Graduate Record Examination (3750 words, 750 tests, intermediate level)
  • SAT — Scholastic Assessment Test (5010 words, 1002 tests, intermediate level)
  • TOEFL — Test Of English as a Foreign Language (600 words, 120 tests, advanced level)
  • GMAT — Graduate Management Admission Test (1400 words, 280 tests, advanced level)

 

To link to English-Test.net from your website, simply cut and paste the following code to your web page.

It will appear on your page as
Business English Lesson — Learn English Online at English-Test.net
English Tests for TOEFL, TOEIC, GMAT, GRE, SAT, PCAT, MCAT, ASVAB, ESL/EFL copyright © 2003—2023 english-test.net