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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.

(Choose the best response for each one)

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

2. My stocks are __________________________ 20% this month.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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