Wednesday, November 02, 2011

CNBC Million Dollar Portfolio Challenge - Bonus Bucks Trivia Answers

Bonus bucks answers for 11/2

1. In a live interview on CNBC, Fifth Third Bancorp CEO Kevin Kabat said the bank increased its third quarter earnings through:

Answer: “Loan growth, expansion of the margin”

2. How much did UK gross domestic product grow in the third quarter, according to a report from the Office for National Statistics released this week?

Answer: 0.5 percent

3. Inflation in China is still running high but latest manufacturing data shows slowing growth. What do analysts at HSBC and RBC say should be China’s monetary stance?

Answer: Targeted Easing

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