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What new corporate name did Expedia Inc. choose when they announced the change on March 26, 2018?

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Expedia Group, Inc. . Expedia was originally launched in 1996 as a division of Microsoft called Microsoft Travel.

What does "GMP" stand for in business?

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Good Manufacturing Practice. "GMP" is a term that is recognized worldwide for the control and management of manufacturing and quality control testing.

What country is the company Bertelsmann headquartered?

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Germany. The transnational media company was founded in 1835.

How did super-rich Roland Arnall make his billions?

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Mortgage Banking. Roland Arnall ranked 85th on "Forbes" 2006 Rich List calls Holmby Hills, CA home and was worth $3 billion.

Where did Dan L. Duncan, ranked 35th in the "Forbes" Top 100 Richest in the U.S. in 2006, make his billions?

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Energy. Dan L. Duncan ranked 35th on "Forbes" 2006 Rich List was 73 years old in 2006 and was worth $7.5 billion.

What is "Sim City"?

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A Computer Game. "Sim City" was first released in 1989 by Maxis Software.

What ratios measure a firm's ability to meet short-term financial obligations on time?

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Liquidity. The NSYE was established by the Buttonwood Agreement.

In what year was Apple Corporation formed?

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1976. Apple Corporation's best-known hardware products include Macintosh computers, the "iPod" and the "iPhone".

When a company has a 2 for 1 stock split, what is the total value of their shares?

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The Same As Its Previous Value. In a two-for-one-split, every two shares is equal to the value of the original share.

What state went to court to block the sale of the Hershey Company?

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Pennsylvania. Hershey has been located in Hershey, Pennsylvania since its founding in 1894.

Who is pictured on the $100 U.S. Savings Bond?

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Thomas Jefferson. The $100 savings bond is part of the Series EE savings bond family

Which company unveiled the disastrous "PCjr" in the 1980's?

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IBM. PCjr was IBM's first attempt to enter the market for inexpensive personal computers.

Who would be likely to be found in a courthouse?

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Lawyer. Lawyers must pass the Bar exam before they are allowed to give legal advice as an attorney.

Who co-founded Macromedia in 1992 and left the company in 1998?

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John C. Colligan. During John C. Colligan's tenure, Macromedia grew from a startup to over $100 million in revenue.

What is characteristic of a "Bo Derek" stock?

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Excellent Performance And Growth. The "Bo Derek" stock term is derived from the movie "10" where Bo Derek depicted the perfect woman.

Which company is a maker of exercise machines?

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Soloflex. Soloflex was established by former pilot Jerry Wilson, with its original plant located on a New Mexico Army base.

Where would you find people spending "patacas"?

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Macau. Macau lies on the western side of the Pearl River Delta, southwest of Hong Kong.

What is the only product Elvis Presley ever did a live TV commercial for?

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Southern Maid Donuts. J. B. Hargrove and his wife created the first Southern Maid Donuts in 1937.

Which of the following strategies does not hedge a held stock?

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Buy An Inversely Correlated Stock. Buying an inversely correlated stock is a diversifying strategy, not a hedge.

Which computer had the distinction of being Insanely Great?

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Macintosh. Apple co-founders Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniack created the first Mac in Jobs' parents' garage.

 

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