Weekly News Quiz

Weekly News Quiz

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It’s been a week full of disappointment: online retailer Amazon, chipmaker Texas Instruments, and heavy-equipment giant Caterpillar all released worse-than-expected quarterly earnings updates.

In cheerier news, David from Spain was the first name out of the hat last week – and took home a handy $100 as a reward for getting all eight questions correct in our news quiz. Will it be you next time? There’s only one way to be in with a shot: take this week’s quiz.

Buena suerte, as they say in Spain….

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Here are the answers to last week’s questions:

Q1: Our Chart Of The Week highlighted which trend in China? A: People wearing clothes fewer times before discarding them

Q2: Which UK-based fund manager was fired from his flagship fund this week?A: Neil Woodfood

Q3: Goldman Sachs released a report on potential Brexit outcomes this week. What's the chance of the UK ultimately remaining a member of the European Union, according to the bank's analysts? A: 25%

Q4: Which investor in WeWork is considering taking control of the office-rental company?A: SoftBank

Q5: How many new subscribers does Netflix think it'll add in the fourth quarter?A: 7.6 million

Q6: How much will Netflix spend on shows this year? A: $15 billion

Q7: Food giant Unilever reported results on Thursday. Which of the following brands is NOT owned by Unilever?A: Evian mineral water

Q8: Figures released this week showed a rare decline in the number of market indexes, which are used as the basis of passive investing products like exchange-traded funds (ETFs). There are now 770,000 fewer indexes in the world than last year, which brings the total down to:A: 3 million

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