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What kind of assets are current assets minus inventories?

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Quick. The quick ratio is also known as the "acid test".

What is another name for a "junk bond"?

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Speculative Grade Bond. "Junk Bond King" Michael Milken, who spent two years in prison, was listed among the richest people in America by Forbes.

How did super-rich S. Robson Walton make his billions?

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Wal-Mart. S. Robson Walton ranked 8th on "Forbes" 2006 Rich List calls Bentonville, AR home and was worth $15.6 billion.

Which company had its Group Worldwide Chairman Sandra E. Petersen announce her retirement in June 2018?

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Johnson & Johnson. Peterson had served as CEO for Johnson & Johnson since December 2012.

The failure of what car model is still considered to be an embarrassment to Ford Motor Co.?

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The Edsel. The Edsel was promoted by a top-rated television special, "The Edsel Show".

What does an open agreement lack?

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Formal Debt Contract. In an open agreement, the buyer signs a receipt and the seller records the sale in the sales ledger.

Who was fined $100 million in 1986 after being convicted of insider trading?

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Boesky. Ivan Boesky was sentenced to three years in prison.

Which term is used for a value determined within the context of a model?

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Variable. A variable is an element in a model.

In which city is the price of gold "fixed" daily?

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London. The first official "Gold Fixing" occurred on September 12, 1919.

Who did Electronic Data Systems (EDS) get 14% of its business from in 2001?

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General Motors. H. Ross Perot founded EDS in Plano, Texas in 1962.

How did super-rich Patrick Soon-Shiong make his billions?

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Generic Drugs. Patrick Soon-Shiong, ranked 78th on "Forbes" 2006 Rich List, has called Los Angeles, CA home.

How many countries does NAFTA effect?

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Three. "NAFTA" stands for the North American Free Trade Agreement.

If someone wanted a nice fragrance, which Unilever PLC (UL) product would he likely buy?

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Calvin Klein's Obsession. Unilever purchased the maker of Klein's fragrances in 1989 for $376.2 million.

What stock trades under the symbol "DE" on the NYSE?

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Deere & Company. John Deere developed his first innovative product, a self-scouring steel plow, in 1837.

What was the Roche Co. fined for in the US, Canada and Australia?

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Price Fixing. In 2001, Roche was fined more than $1 billion for price fixing.

In low-coupon bond refunding, what is a low-coupon bond refunded with?

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A Higher Coupon Bond. High yield bonds have a lower duration than low coupon bonds.

What charitable trust, formed in 1905, controls the Hershey Company?

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Hershey Trust. The Hershey Trust oversees the Hershey School, a school for orphaned children.

How did super-rich Michael Dell make his billions?

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Dell. Michael Dell ranked 9th on "Forbes" 2006 Rich List calls Austin, TX home and was worth $15.5 billion.

Who was the founder of the Wendy's restaurant chain?

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Dave Thomas. Wendy's is named after Thomas's daughter, Melinda Lou, whose nickname was "Wendy".

 

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