Quiz: The Ultimate Stock Market Quiz
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The Ultimate Stock Market Quiz
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About This Quiz

Don't fear this quiz if you aren't a financial whiz -- we're just testing your basic knowledge and throwing in some history here and there. Check it out and see what you know about the stock market!

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Where was the first stock exchange in the United States?
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The founders of the New York Stock Exchange took inspiration from which country's stock market?
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What was the first listed company on the NYSE?
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What's the largest stock exchange in the world, in terms of market capitalization (basically, the total value of all listed companies)?
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What's the name for the method of communications used by stock traders frantically running around a trading floor and using hand signals?
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Which of the following is an example of a defensive stock?
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What does it mean when a trader flashes four fingers parallel to the floor, palm out?
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What was the first totally electronic stock market?
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How many companies are in the Dow Jones Industrial Average?
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Which company is NOT a member of the Dow Jones Industrial Average?
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What do we call a strong economy -- a bull or bear market?
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Who directed the 1983 movie, "Trading Places"?
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Is insider trading ever legal?
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Which act, created in 2002, seeks to cut down on insider trading by (among other things) banning all trades of a company's stock during certain "blackout windows"?
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Which federal agency is responsible for regulating the stock markets?
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What "Greed is good" character is Michael Douglas reprising for Oliver Stone?
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What historic agreement rang in the start of the New York Stock Exchange in 1792?
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