Quick Quiz – Test Your Trading Knowedge

Question last week’s Round-the-Clock-Trader

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1 What does the F.O.M.C stand for?

2 Our sponsors Societe Generale offer ETPs – what does ETP stand for?

3 If I was planning to ‘go short’, which direction would I be expected the price to move?

4 Which legendary investor once said “You only find out who is swimming naked when the tide goes out”

5 A broker quoted two prices – a ‘bid’ and an ‘offer’ – what is the difference between these two prices known as?

6 Where would you find the CBOE?

7 The Wolf of Wall Street was famously portrayed by Leonardo Di Caprio in the movie of the same name, but what was his real name?

8 On average how much volume was traded daily during 2015 according to Thompson Reuters?

A – Over $5 trillion

B – Between $3 – $4 trillion

C – Around $2 trillion

 

9 What was yesterday’s FTSE 100 index closing price (20th January 2016)?

10 In technical analysis, if you recognised a confirmed ‘Double Bottom’ you would expect the price to begin…

A – Falling

B – Rising

 

11 Who is currently the Governor of the Bank of England?

 

12 0,1,1,2,3,5,8,13,21,34…

What is this series of numbers more commonly known as?

13 In 2008, the collapse of which US investment bank triggered the start of the global financial crisis?

14 How many companies are traded/listed on the NYSE?

A – 10,500

B – 2,800

C – 1,500

15 If a trader incorrectly keys in an order, it is known as

A – Fat Finger Error

B – Lazy Finger Error

C – Hot Finger Error

 

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Answers –

1 What does the F.O.M.C stand for?

Federal Open Market Committee

Q 2 Our sponsors Societe Generale offer ETPs – what does ETP stand for?

Exchange Traded Product

Q 3 If I was planning to ‘go short’, which direction would I be expected the price to move?

Down

Q 4 Which legendary investor once said “You only find out who is swimming naked when the tide goes out”

Warren Buffett

Q 5 A broker quoted two prices – a ‘bid’ and an ‘offer’ – what is the difference between these two prices known as?

The Spread

Q 6 Where would you find the CBOE?

Chicago – “Chicago Board Options Exchange”

Q 7 The Wolf of Wall Street was famously portrayed by Leonardo Di Caprio in the movie of the same name, but what was his real name?

Jordan Belfort

Q 8 On average how much volume was traded daily during 2015 according to Thompson Reuters?

A – Over $5 trillion

B – Between $3 – $4 trillion

C – Around $2 trillion

 

Q 9 What was yesterday’s FTSE 100 index closing price (20th January 2016)?

5,673

Q 10 In technical analysis, if you recognised a confirmed ‘Double Bottom’ you would expect the price to begin…

A – Falling

B – Rising

 

Q 11 Who is currently the Governor of the Bank of England?

Mark Carney

Q 12 0,1,1,2,3,5,8,13,21,34…

What is this series of numbers more commonly known as?

Fibonacci Sequence

Q 13 In 2008, the collapse of which US investment bank triggered the start of the global financial crisis?

Lehman Brothers

Q 14 How many companies are traded/listed on the NYSE?

A – 10,500

B – 2,800

C – 1,500

Q 15 If a trader incorrectly keys in an order, it is known as

A – Fat Finger Error

B – Lazy Finger Error

C – Hot Finger Error

 

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