Analyst final exam question paper.
- What is the most used 4-letter word in the financial world?
- What does A.I.G. stand for?
A. American Insurance Group
B. All Is Gone
- What does 'bailout' refer to?
A. Paulson's rescue plan
B. Golden parachutes for top executives
- What is the Federal Reserve?
A. The US monetary authority
B. Patience shown by US government towards financial firms
- When a cheque is returned with the comment 'insufficient balance,' whom does it refer to?
A. The issuer of the cheque
B. The Bank
- What is WMD?
A. Weapons of Mass Destruction
B. Washington Mutual Deposit
- What are fairy tales in the financial world known as?
A. Aesop's fables
B. ESOPs fables
- Financial institutions follow a convention of SFP. What does SFP stand for?
A. Safe financial policy
B. Structured Financial Products
- What is Goldman Sachs?
A. An American investment bank
B. What the investment bank is now doing
All those who answered A, are required to sit for a re-exam
All those who answered B, are given jobs with sovereign wealth funds
J Mulraj is a stock market columnist and observer of long standing. His weekly column on stock markets has run for over 27 years. An MBA from IIM Calcutta, he has been a member of the BSE. He is Conference Head - India, for Euromoney. A keen observer of events and trends, he writes in a lucid yet readable style and takes up issues on behalf of the individual investor. Nothing pleases him more than a reader who confesses having no interest in stock markets yet being a reader of his columns. His other interests include reading, both fiction and non-fiction, bridge, snooker and chess.
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