Market Leader Intermediate - Unit 6 - Whizz-kid text

Camila Paulucci
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Camila Paulucci
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New vocabulary found in the text: Kieran Prior: Goldman Sachs's whizz-kid wheeler dealer

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raw powerful and natural; not controlled or trained: songs full of raw emotion
sheer used to emphasize the size, degree or amount of sth: The area is under threat from the sheer number of tourists using it.
to tease o laugh at sb and make jokes about them, either in a friendly way or in order to annoy or embarrass them: Don't get upset—I was only teasing.
testing ground a place or situation used for testing new ideas and methods to see if they work: Eastern Europe has been a testing ground for rapid economic reform.
to thrive to become, and continue to be, successful, strong, healthy, etc: New businesses thrive in this area.
hurly-burly very noisy
bear market is a condition in which securities prices fall and widespread pessimism causes the stock market's downward spiral to be self-sustaining: opposite: Bull market
whizz-kid a person who is very good and successful at sth, especially at a young age financial whizz-kids
traders people who deal in shares and bonds
financial analyst someone who carefully examines the financial state of a company
volatility a sudden and quick change
trading the area of a financial market where a particular company does business
equities the capital that a company has from shares rather than from loans
research analysis the careful examination of the performance of companies and stocks
business sector the part of the economy made up by companies
derivatives things such as options or futures based on underlying assets such as shares, bonds or currencies
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