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How did super-rich Stephen A. Schwarzman make his billions?

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Investments. Stephen A. Schwarzman ranked 76th on "Forbes" 2006 Rich List calls New York, NY home and was worth $3.5 billion.

If you want to fly a plane, what job do you want to have?

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Pilot. Pilots are licensed by the Federal Aviation Administration.

Zastava produced its last Yugo in November 2008, having started production in what year?

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1986. Italy's Fiat has negotiated to renovate the buildings of the Zastava company to house a new company.

What did Walter Hunt invent in 1849?

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Safety Pin. Hunt patented the invention, then sold the rights to it for $400 in order to pay a debt to a friend.

What year was the company that would become Merck & Co. founded?

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1927. The merger of Merck and Schering-Plough 2009 to created the world's second largest healthcare company.

Which is not considered a service?

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Milk And Eggs. "Goods" are defined as that which is tangible and has a production cycle.

The Exxon Corporation is known by which stock symbols?

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XOM. The Exxon Corporation is a direct descendant of John D. Rockefeller's Standard Oil Company.

What is the official airline of Australia?

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Qantas. Qantas, which stands for Queensland and Northern Territory Aerial Services, was founded in 1920.

The low price refers to the day's lowest price of what?

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A Security. Illiquid securities are often valued as "marked to model".

What is the maximum loan balance a bank will permit a borrower to maintain?

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Line Of Credit. Any line of credit is subject to lender requirements.

Who was on the U.S. dollar coin first minted in 1979?

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Susan B. Anthony. Susan B. Anthony was born in Adams, Massachusetts, the daughter of Quakers.

Which product is made by Gucci?

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Handbags. Florence-based Gucci makes leather goods, accessories, and men's and women's shoes.

What does the F.W. in F.W. Woolworth stand for?

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Frank Winfield. Frank Winfield Woolworth founded the first Woolworth's store in 1878 with a loan of $300.

What is the Eurostar?

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A High Speed Passenger Train. Eurostar can be traced to the 1986 choice of a rail tunnel to provide a cross-Channel link between Britain and France.

The "zloty" is the official currency of which country?

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Poland. Poland is a country in Central Europe.

How did super-rich Edgar M. Bronfman Sr. make his billions?

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Liquor. Edgar M. Bronfman Sr. ranked 80th on "Forbes" 2006 Rich List calls New York, NY home and was worth $3.2 billion.

When did General Electric introduce their string of lights?

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1927. The first strands of lights had eight sockets each.

How did super-rich Robert Earl Holding make his billions?

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Energy. Robert Earl Holding ranked 59th on "Forbes" 2006 Rich List calls Sun Valley, ID home and was worth $4.2 billion.

Sutro & Co. made the first what?

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Electric Stock Quotation Board. Sutro & Company is the oldest brokerage house west of the Mississippi.

What does the "NT" stand for in Microsoft Windows NT?

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New Technology. Microsoft released the first version of NT in 1993.

 

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