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When is, or was, Triple Witching Day?

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3rd Friday, Last Month In A Quarter. The third Friday of the last month of each quarter is very active because futures and options contracts expire on the same day.

How did super-rich Donald L. Bren make his billions?

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Real Estate. Donald L. Bren ranked 27th on "Forbes" 2006 Rich List calls Newport Beach, CA home and was worth $8.5 billion.

What is a risk that can't be diversified away?

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Market Risk. Market risk is the risk that the value of a portfolio will decrease.

What year was Russia introduced as a full partner to the G7, making it the G8?

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1997. Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Russia, the United Kingdom, the United States and the European Union make up the G8.

How did super-rich Steven Paul Jobs make his billions?

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Apple Computer. Steven Paul Jobs ranked 49th on "Forbes" 2006 Rich List calls Palo Alto, CA home and was worth $4.9 billion.

What college hosts the "Head of the Charles" crew race?

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Harvard. Harvard is in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Which company became the world's first public company to achieve a market capitalization of $1 trillion in August 2018?

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Apple. When Apple stocks were first publicly offered in December 1980, they sold for $22 a share.

What is the minimum change in price a security can have called?

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Tick. A tick is used as an indicator of market sentiment or psychology to try to predict the market's trend.

What American city became the home of Boeing's headquarters in 2001?

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Chicago. The Boeing Company is a major aerospace and defense corporation, founded by William E. Boeing in 1916.

Where did Robert Muse Bass, ranked 43rd in the "Forbes" Top 100 Richest in the U.S. in 2006 make his billions?

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Oil. Robert Muse Bass ranked 43rd on "Forbes" 2006 Rich List was 58 years old in 2006 and was worth $5.5 billion.

Who created the "Cabbage Patch Kids"?

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Xavier Roberts. The "Cabbage Patch Kids" were official mascots of the 1992 and 1996 U.S. Summer Olympics teams.

What is the name of the "Dude, you're gettin' a Dell" character?

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Steven. Better known as Stephen from the Dell commercials, Benjamin Curtis was informed by cops on February 9, 2003 that he was getting arrested for buying marijuana.

What year did the stock market crash to foreshadow the "Great Depression"?

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1929. The Great Depression was a worldwide economic downturn started in 1929 and ended in the 1930's and 1940's.

What is to get or bring in as net?

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Netting Out. "Netting out" means "to clear as profit".

Who was the founder and chairman of Amazon.com?

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Jeffrey P. Bezos. Jeffrey P. Bezos worked as a financial analyst for D. E. Shaw & Co. before founding Amazon in 1994.

Where in Massachusetts is Harvard University?

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Cambridge. Harvard University, founded in 1636, is the oldest University in the United States.

Dieter Zetsche is the CEO of what company in 2006?

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Daimler-Chrysler. Mercedes-Benz is one of the Daimler lines.

Which major U.S. television network does Disney own?

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ABC. Disney owns ESPN, Miramax Films, Miramax Television and the Baby Einstein Company.

What is the Bank of England also known as?

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The Old Lady Of Threadneedle Street. The Bank of England was established in 1694 to act as the English government's banker.

Which retail company closed all its stores in the US on June 29, 2018?

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Toys R Us. In February 2019, Geoffrey LLC announced that it will be rebranding Toys R Us assets as Tru Kids.

 

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