Ch12 - Macroeconomic and Industry Analysis 1. In 2001, the...

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Unformatted text preview: Macroeconomic and Industry Analysis 1. In 2001, the _______ stock market had one of the worst performances among the emerging market countries. a. Chinese b. South Africa c. Russian d. South Korean 2. In 2001, the _______ stock market had one of the best performances among the emerging market countries. a. Chinese b. Singapore c. Russian d. Hong Kong 3. Long Term Capital Management is a _______. a. failed hedge fund b. successful mutual fund c. part of the European Monetary Union d. major leasing firm for capital equipment 4. In the 1990s, the "normal" P/E ratio has _______. a. increased slightly b. increased dramatically c. decreased slightly d. decreased dramatically 5. Since 1986, the purchasing power of the U.S. dollar has increased relative to the purchasing power of ___ currency. a. Italian b. French c. German d. Canadian 6. If you believe the economy is about to go into a recession you might change your asset allocation by selling _______ and buying _______. a. growth stocks, long-term bonds b. long-term bonds, growth stocks c. defensive stocks, growth stocks d. defensive stocks, long-term bonds 7. The yield curve is a _______ economic indicator. a. leading b. lagging c. coincident d. mixed 8. The Conference Board's Consumer Confidence Index is released _______. a. daily b. weekly c. monthly d. quarterly 9. _________ is not an economic statistic provided by the Commerce Department. a. Business Inventories b. Money Supply c. Factory Orders d. Gross Domestic Product 10. Which of the following industries would most analysts classify as mature? a. internet service providers b. coal mining c. business-to-business e-commerce d. auto manufacturing 11. __________ is an industry with below-average sensitivity to the state of the economy. a. An asset play industry b. A cyclical industry c. A defensive industry d. A stalwart industry 12. The most widely used monetary policy tool is __________. a. altering the discount rate b. altering reserve requirements c. open market operations d. none of the above 13. __________ the ratio of actual output from factories to potential output from factories. a. The capacity utilization rate is b. The participation rate is c. The unemployment rate is d. None of the above are 14. According to __________ economists, the growth of the U.S. economy in the 1980s can be attributed to lower marginal tax rates which improved the incentives for people to work. a. Keynesian b. monetarist c. supply-side d. none of the above 15. Assume the U.S. government were to decide to increase its budget deficit. This will cause __________ to increase. a. interest rates b. the output of the economy c. both a and b d. neither a nor b 16. A big increase in government spending is an example of __________....
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