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business english reading comprehension tests

TOPIC: Bank of America's investment banking cuts

STEP 1 - Read the following article: READING COMPREHENSION ARTICLE 5

STEP 2 - Answer these questions (choose the best answer):

1. How does this article describe Bank of America's revenue growth?

2. How do these cuts compare to Bank of America's cuts in retail banking?
  They're more severe.
  They're not as severe.
  They're about the same.

3. Why is Bank of America "bloated"?
  Because they're losing money
  Because of the junior bankers
  Because of all the acquisitions they have made

4. By how much will the first round of layoffs cut expenses over the next couple of years?
  $ 5 billion
  $ 30,000
  $ 10 billion

5. Is Bank of America the largest bank in the United States?
  Yes, but it's tied for first place with another bank

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