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If you want to teach others how to play sports, what might be a good job?

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Coach. There is no limit to the number of coaches an NFL football team can have on staff.

What is the transition from the end of an economic expansion to the start of a contraction?

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Peak. "Peak oil" is a hypothetical date that refers to world peak oil production.

Which company has used the ad slogan, "The Original Gourmet Jelly Bean"?

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Jelly Belly. There are about 4 calories per jelly bean.

In what city are the headquarters of the South China Morning Group?

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Hong Kong. The South China Morning Group is a publishing group headquartered in Hong Kong.

Which exchange introduced the "Small Order Execution System" in 1987?

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NASDAQ. The "Small Order Execution System" ensures that small orders are automatically processed in turbulent market conditions.

Which item was dropped from the US Consumer price inflation basket of goods and services in 2018?

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Edam cheese. Edam is a semi-hard cheese from the Netherlands, often sold with a rind of red paraffin wax.

For how many trading days were the U.S. stock markets closed after the September 11, 2001 attacks?

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Four. U.S. stocks lost $1.4 trillion in value in the week of September 11, 2001.

What year did the "euro" become an official currency?

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1999. The "euro" is the official currency of 16 of the 27 member states of the European Union (EU).

What event did the first "ticker tape parade" on Wall Street celebrate in 1886?

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Dedication Of The Statue Of Liberty. Ticker tape had been in use for almost twenty years before the first ticker-tape parade.

What does the acronym WAL stand for?

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Weighted-life Average. A random variable is sometimes referred to as a stochastic variable.

In what country was the 2002 G8 meetings held?

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Canada. The Group of Eight was created by France in 1975.

Which financial institute uses the cartoon "Peanuts" in their advertisements?

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MetLife. MetLife was founded on March 24, 1868.

How did super-rich Matthew Bucksbaum make his billions?

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Real Estate. Matthew Bucksbaum ranked 88th on "Forbes" 2006 Rich List calls Chicago, IL home and was worth $3 billion.

Where did Lester Crown, ranked 61st in the "Forbes" Top 100 Richest in the U.S. in 2006 make his billions?

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Investments. Lester Crown ranked 61st on "Forbes" 2006 Rich List was 81 years old in 2006 and was worth $4.1 billion.

What is the world's largest international news organization?

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Reuters. Reuters was founded by Paul Julius Reuter in 1851.

How many U.S. quarters typically come in a roll?

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40. A roll of quarters typically contains $10 face value or 40 quarters.

Where did Ralph Lauren, ranked 66th in the "Forbes" Top 100 Richest in the U.S. in 2006, make his billions?

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Fashion. Ralph Lauren ranked 66th on "Forbes" 2006 Rich List was 66 years old in 2006 and was worth $3.9 billion.

What percent of Nestle's sales are for chocolate?

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About 3%. Nestle's brands include Hot Pockets, Taster's Choice, Haagen Dazs, Coffee-Mate, Stouffers, Skinny Cow and Carnation.

In the parlance of Wall Street, what term is used as slang for one million dollars?

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Buck. Trading on the NASDAQ and NYSE is signaled by a closing bell each day.

What country was the 2002 UN World Summit of Sustainable Development held in?

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South Africa. 22,000 attended the Summit, including 10,000 from the UN.

 

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