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Business English Exercise | Topic: Banking/Investing/Financial terms 3

Designed to teach you the vocabulary of the financial world, while polishing your grammar skills. 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. One billion shares ___________________ hands. = One billion shares were traded.
  extended
  changed
  overcame

2. These stocks accounted for the ___________________ ( = for most) of the trading volume.
  gross
  summary
  bulk

3. Sophisticated investors are ___________________ ( = are not getting involved with) these types of assets.
  walking out of
  shying away from
  staying out

4. The opposite of a steady market is a ___________________ market.
  volatile
  valuable
  violated

5. a ___________________ recession = a recession that might happen
  potential
  volatile
  fiscal

6. A ___________________ budget is one that doesn't have a lot of money.
  potential
  bulk
  cash-strapped

7. These _______________ measures will hopefully improve the economy.
  stimulus
  stamina
  steam

8. The economy is ___________________. = The economy is improving.
  back on track
  volatile
  cash-strapped

9. When a company "misses a ___________________", it means that it didn't make as much money as it thought it would.
  warning
  forecast
  statement

10. A company that is "___________________ a beating" is doing very poorly, financially speaking.
  making
  placing
  taking

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