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Business English Exercise | Topic: Stock Market/Trading 1

Designed to help you practice vocabulary for buying and selling stocks, talking about the stock market, etc. Although it's meant for ESL students, it'll be useful to anyone who wants to practice this specialized vocabulary.





QUESTIONS:
(Choose the best response for each one)


1. The stock market has been __________________________ for three days straight.
  fall
  lower
  down

2. My stocks are __________________________ 20% this month.
  high
  up
  higher

3. I'm hoping for a 10% __________________________ over the next year.
  increasing
  increase
  increased

4. Trading stock is not an __________________________ science.
  exact
  faultless
  free from flaws

5. When a stock market __________________________( = goes down considerably), many investors lose a lot of money.
  clashes
  smashes
  crashes

6. My _______________________ advised me to buy this company's stock.
  broker
  breaker
  brokerage

7. The stock decreased in value because many investors were selling it __________________________ after the negative financial news came out.
  off
  out
  on

8. The news had no __________________________ on the price of the stock.
  interest
  impasse
  impact

9. These days many investors are __________________________ ( = worried) about the health of the U.S. economy.
  scathed
  uneasy
  unscathed

10. Online brokers are usually less expensive than their offline _________________________.
  counterparts
  version
  counteract

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