Finance Quizzes


August 16, 2010 | Corporate Finance

A share of stock whose fixed dividends — both past and current — must be paid in full prior to paying common stock dividends is known as what?


Putting the Community at Risk

Who said: It is always sound business to take any obtainable net gain, at any cost and at any risk to the rest of the community?


Shooting the Bull

In securities jargon, when someone is prepared to make a large purchase of a security or is bullish on a particlular stock, they are said to what?


Big Bank

According to the National Information Center of the Federal Reserve, which bank, with $2.3 trillion in assets, was the largest bank holding company in the United States as of March 31, 2010?


Young Money

Which of the following entities was created last?


Underlying Value

What financial instrument is based on and gets its value from an underlying asset?


The Wickedest Things for the Greatest Good

Who said: Capitalism is the astounding belief that the most wickedest of men will do the most wickedest of things for the greatest good of everyone?


Bonds, Bills and Notes

If the U.S. federal government needed to borrow money for 30 years, which of the following securities would it issue?


Lazy Landlords

Who said: As soon as the land of any country has all become private property, the landlords, like all other men, love to reap where they never sowed, and demand a rent even for its natural produce?


The Buck Starts Here

What was the name of the first currency printed by the United States government?


Average Microloan

According to the Mix Market, the average balance of a microloan across the 1,800+ microfinance institutions that it covers as of 2008 was approximately:

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