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How is Ray Kroc best known?

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Founder Of McDonalds. Ray Kroc took over the McDonald's Corporation in 1954 and built it into a fast food empire.

Which is not considered to be goods that people may buy?

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Cutting The Grass. All products are either goods or services.

Who of the following was a President and Chief Executive Officer of Hewlett-Packard Corporation?

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Carly Fiorina. In March 2009, Carly Fiorina disclosed that she had been diagnosed with breast cancer and had undergone surgery.

What online brokerage, founded in 1994, became one of Europe's largest?

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Comdirect Bank AG. Comdirect Bank AG sold its U.K. subsidiary in 2004 to a unit of Lloyds Banking Group.

Which auto company's name is adapted from the Latin word for "I rolled"?

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Volvo. Volvo was incorporated in 1915 as a subsidiary of AB SKF and officially founded on April 14, 1927.

Which major stock exchange listed the most companies at the beginning of the 21st century?

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NASDAQ. The NASDAQ lists over three thousand companies.

What did the Coral Gables Biltmore Hotel serve as during World War II?

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Hospital. Seaway Hotels Corporation restored the Coral Gables Biltmore as a luxury hotel in 1987.

What is the stock symbol of the tech company that can be described as a biotech?

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HGSI. Human Genome Sciences is traded under the symbol HGSI.

Which company topped the Fortune 500 list in 2018?

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Walmart. Sam Walton founded Walmart in 1962 in Rogers, Arkansas.

Which beer company advertised the slogan, "Life is Good"?

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Miller Beer. Miller Brewing was founded in 1855 by Frederick Miller when he purchased the small Plank-Road Brewery.

A good stock market is called what kind of market?

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Bull. Frenchman Isadore BonHeur designed the famous Wall Street bronze of the Bull & Bear.

In what city is Citigroup headquartered?

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New York. Citigroup is organized into two groups: Citi Holdings and Citicorp.

What did Nintendo manufacture before video games?

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Playing Cards. Nintendo Company Ltd. was founded by Fusajiro Yamauchi on September 23, 1889.

Which country produces the most gold?

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South Africa. Gold has been a highly sought-after precious metal since the beginning of recorded history.

Net income for a company is reflected in what?

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Earnings. Net income is equal to the income that a firm has after subtracting costs and expenses from the total revenue.

How many U.S. states were honored with a specially minted quarter between 1999 and 2008?

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50. Most of the designs for the commemorative quarters were created by residents of the respective states.

What happened if a light burned out on Ever-Ready's early lights?

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They All Died. Early Christmas lights were wired in series to eliminate the need for an expensive transformer.

What company did Roche Co. sell it's vitamin business to?

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D-S-M. DMS paid Roche EURO 1.85 billion cash plus 2.24 million shares of stock.

What are the posts on the floor of the stock exchange called?

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Trading Posts. Trading posts are positions where specialists stand and securities are traded.

What is a European term for a stock exchange in a continental city?

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Bourse. The stock exchange in Paris is called a "bourse".

 

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