Bonds FAQs

  1. Will jointly filing taxes have the effect of joining a couple's credit?

  2. What's the difference between consumer confidence and consumer sentiment?

  3. The risk an investor is most likely to face when investing in a discounted U.S. Treasury bond is:

  4. My variable annuity account took a beating. Should I seek other alternatives?

  5. Does it make sense to convert a Traditional IRA to a Roth when the market’s down?

  6. What is a convertible insurance policy?

  7. Do stocks that trade with a large daily volume generally have less volatility?

  8. Why would you want a monthly benefit versus a daily benefit?

  9. When did earnings conference calls become open to the public?

  10. Which is NOT a component of investment income?

  11. What is a long-short mutual fund?

  12. Is there more to insurance policies than price?

  13. What are Schedule K-1 documents used for?

  14. Why is the 1982 AT&T breakup considered one of the most successful spinoffs in history?

  15. Why might a bond agreement limit the amount of assets that the firm can lease?

  16. Which is not a process the Federal Reserve uses to control the level of business activity?

  17. Which two companies underwent the biggest corporate merger of the 1990s?

  18. Out of which international body did the World Trade Organization emerge?

  19. What was the South Seas bubble?

  20. Who set the record loss for "rogue traders"?

  21. What is the difference between early retirement and full retirement as it applies to Social Security retirement benefits?

  22. How do companies calculate revenue?

  23. Who was the youngest CEO to be indicted for securities fraud?

  24. All of the following are allowable deductions used in determining taxable estate EXCEPT

  25. When holding an option through expiration date, are you automatically paid any profits, or do you have to sell the option and pay commissions?

  26. How much of a company's stock can a mutual fund own?

  27. What did Knight Trading Group do to incur a $1.5 million fine for violating trading rules?

  28. What is "leverage" as it is used in closed-end funds?

  29. How do I choose which insurance company to use?

  30. How do I find out how much money a mutual fund manager has in his or her fund?

  31. How does accrual accounting differ from cash basis accounting?

  32. What is disability-income insurance?

  33. The right to preempt allows a common shareholder to...

  34. What does the "agency cost of debt" mean?

  35. If my spouse passes away, will I have to sell my home to meet creditor obligations?

  36. How do I use the Nova/Ursa ratio?

  37. Should I pull my money out of an annuity if the insurance company is having financial problems?

  38. How do I value the shares that I own in a private company?

  39. Which is NOT an element of Keynesian expenditure?

  40. What is a "twinternship"?

  41. What was the first mutual fund?

  42. Does a company logo change require a material disclosable event?

  43. Where did the term "tenbagger" originate?

  44. Which of the following BEST describes tax treatment of a long option that expires without exercise?

  45. What is the "bait & switch" technique?

  46. What is an elimination period?

  47. What is the difference between systemic risk and systematic risk?

  48. What is the Keynesian multiplier?

  49. In forex, what are the commodity pairs?

  50. Which is TRUE about Treasury bond futures?

  51. How do I employ a cash-and-carry trade?

  52. What are all of the securities markets in the U.S.A?

  53. What does "gather in the stops" mean?

  54. Is there a limit on the amount of disability insurance that I can buy?

  55. What is a V-shaped recovery and how is it different from other recoveries?

  56. All of the following are regulated by the Investment Companies Act of 1940 EXCEPT

  57. How much life insurance is enough?

  58. What changes might I need to make to my insurance?

  59. What are the benefits of credit ratings?

  60. How do I stop emotional spending?

  61. When is the best time to purchase long-term care insurance?

  62. What are the rules behind the delisting of a stock?

  63. What does it mean when futures prices are in contango?

  64. Which insurance policies do I really need?

  65. What is an ABC Agreement?

  66. What documents should I have ready in case my partner or I should die?

  67. What happens to a stop order after a stock splits?

  68. Why is the British pound / U.S. dollar currency pair known as "trading the cable"?

  69. Which of the following accounts does ERISA cover?

  70. How is my insurance premium calculated?

  71. Will Medicare pay for long-term costs?

  72. Where does stimulus economics come from?

  73. What is the significance of a Schedule 13D?

  74. Do speculators have a destabilizing effect on the financial system?

  75. The SEC's Rule 144

  76. What is a permanent portfolio?

  77. What is an unregistered mutual fund?

  78. What is the "three-legged stool"?

  79. How do you use a back-to-back loan?

  80. Which is NOT an element of M2 money supply?

  81. What is a growth recession?

  82. Why might one insurance policy cost more than another?

  83. What is high-frequency trading?

  84. Why aren't economists rich?

  85. What was the most miserable day for financial markets according to the Misery Index?

  86. Is it possible to short sell real estate?

  87. A Straddle

  88. When did mutual funds come to the U.S.A.?

  89. Does the balance sheet always balance?

  90. What is the gold standard?

  91. What is an alligator spread?

  92. Which of the following BEST describes a wash sale?

  93. What is an e-meeting?

  94. What is long-term care insurance?

  95. What is indexed universal life insurance?

  96. What is pension maximization?

  97. What was the Gold Reserve Act?

  98. The conduit theory...

  99. What is moral hazard?

  100. What is the difference between investing and speculating?

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