Wednesday, November 23rd, 2011

1. Independent think-tank Reform said the UK needs how many years of austerity to resolve its debt problems?

A. under 5
B. more than 15
C. 20
D. Correct Answer: at least 10

2. Mr Yen, or Eisuke Sakakibara, expects the Japanese authorities to intervene in the forex market once again when the yen reaches what level against the dollar?

A. 65
B. Correct Answer: 75
C. 60
D. 70

3. In a recent interview on CNBC’s Squawk Box, trader Kevin Ferry of Cronus Futures Management compared long-term interest rates to a:

A. “Ray of sunshine”
B. “Cold shower”
C. Correct Answer: “Hot, sexy girl”
D. “Wet blanket”