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Short (finance): Quiz


Question 1: [7] On September 22, ________ enacted even more extensive measures with a total ban of short selling.
AustraliaUnited KingdomCanadaBarbados

Question 2: In an interview with the ________ in late December 2008, U.S.
Slate (magazine)NewsweekThe Washington PostDonald E. Graham

Question 3: In the UK, the ________ had a moratorium on short selling 29 leading financial stocks, effective from 2300 GMT, 19 September 2008 until 16 January 2009.
HBOSFinancial Services AuthorityLondonUnited Kingdom

Question 4: In this way, the risk that remains is ________ of the corporate bonds.
Liquidity riskCredit default swapInterest rate riskCredit risk

Question 5: Certain large holders of securities, such as a custodian or ________ firm, often lend out these securities to gain extra income, a process known as securities lending.
Investment managementPassive managementHedge fundEfficient-market hypothesis

Question 6: Such noted investors as Seth Klarman and ________ have said that short sellers help the market.
Berkshire HathawayHoward Graham BuffettWarren BuffettBill Gates

Question 7: Capital budgeting
Financial risk management
Mergers and Acquisitions
Financial Statements
Credit rating agency
Leveraged buyout
Proto-ElamiteSarbanes–Oxley ActAccountancyBalance sheet

Question 8: In the US, ________ s (IPOs) cannot be sold short for a month after they start trading.
Bond (finance)StockInvestment bankingInitial public offering

Question 9: ________ (FSA) prohibited short selling for 32 financial companies.
Financial Services AuthorityHBOSLondonUnited Kingdom

Question 10: Short sellers were blamed for the ________.
Wall Street Crash of 19291997 Asian Financial CrisisRecession of 1937–1938Panic of 1907

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