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Business English Exercise | Topic: Banking/Investing/Financial terms 6

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. Asset ___________________ involves dividing an investment portfolio among different asset categories, such as stocks, bonds, and cash.
  allocation
  collocation
  information

2. In banking terms, someone's portfolio is a collection of their ___________________.
  investments
  investors
  graphic design projects

3. ___________________ investor is more likely to risk losing money in order to get better results.
  A passive
  A timid
  An aggressive

4. What's the opposite of an aggressive investor?
  A concerned investor
  A conservative investor
  A cornered investor

5. ___________________ the stock market can be risky, but it often yields higher returns than other investments.
  Doing
  Working
  Playing

6. Proponents of diversification believe that you shouldn't put all your eggs ___________________.
  in one basket
  in one bag
  in one backpack

7. A mutual fund is a form of ___________________ investment that pools money from many investors and invests their money in stocks, bonds, and other securities etc.
  collective
  collected
  collated

8. A commodity is something that is relatively easily ____________________. (eg. crude oil, sugar, gold, etc.)
  trained
  traced
  traded

9. Whenever I __________________ ( = notice) a trend, I let my clients know about it.
  view
  spot
  sport

10. What are the __________________ risks associated with this approach?
  money-losing
  financial
  financier

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