January 2009 Archives

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Squawk Box

Question: As of Jan. 19, how much bailout funding did HSBC request from the U.K. government?

Squawk Box Answer

Squawk on the Street

Question: On Dec. 14, we reported that Berkshire Hathaway raised its stake in Burlington Northern railroad to:

Squawk on the Street Answer

The Call

Question: According to our slideshow, Behind the Scenes Look at the Death of Seth Tobias, where was "Tiger" the night in question?

The Call Answer

Power Lunch

Question: In our slideshow, "Notable Sex Scandals," which disgraced figure is wearing a red pattern necktie?

Power Lunch Answer

Street Signs

Question: In our "SPANX Million Dollar Girdles" slideshow, what archaic derogatory term is referenced?

Street Signs Answer

Closing Bell

Question: According to our slideshow, Prostitution Scandals of the Rich & Famous, who revealed Sen. David Vitter's illicit secret?

Closing Bell Answer

Weekly Quiz

Question: Jobless claims are reported

Answer: weekly

Squawk Box

Question: Which scandal-tinged investor allegedly attempted to fake his suicide?

Squawk Box Answer

Squawk on the Street

Question: Which global steel maker, identified by ticker symbol, did Jon Najarian examine in his Jan. 21 Stock Blog post?

Squawk on the Street Answer

The Call

Question: In blog post called "History, Cool Segments and Competitors", what Depression-era firm(s) still exist as parts of others?

The Call Answer

Power Lunch

Question: According to Wednesday's reports, which executive bought shares in his/her own company over the past week?

Power Lunch Answer

Street Signs

Question: In Jane Wells' blog post, Adidas Attends Etnies Party, which beer brand is shown in all four photos?

Street Signs Answer

Closing Bell

Question: In Darren Rovell's "As Seen On TV" bracket, which product is numbered 9 in the Kitchen category?

Closing Bell Answer

Weekly Quiz

Question: Jobless claims are reported

Answer: weekly

Squawk Box

Question: In Maria Bartiromo's Jan. 20 video "Market Message," which of these topics did she mention first?

Squawk Box Answer

Squawk on the Street

Question: Which company mentioned in the Stock Blog post "Diversity is the Key" is based in the Eastern Hemisphere?

Squawk on the Street Answer

The Call

Question: According to Jim Goldman's blog "Tumult vs. Triumph," why did RBC Capital's Mike Abramsky lower his Apple estimates?

The Call Answer

Power Lunch

Question: What were uber-trader Jon Najarian's floor call letters when he worked on the CBOE?

Power Lunch Answer

Street Signs

Question: In "Cramer's 10 Tips for Obama" what did the Mad Money guru NOT suggest government do?

Street Signs Answer

Closing Bell

Question: On our Web site's Credit Spreads page (hint: find it via the Market Buzz box), what is the first type of data shown?

Closing Bell Answer

Weekly Quiz

Question: Jobless claims are reported

Answer: weekly

Squawk Box

Question: In her blog "The Most Expensive Consumer Cost...", Carmen Wong Ulrich says "your voice can save you dollars" on what?

Squawk Box Answer

Squawk on the Street

Question: What did "Dow 12,000" trader Ben Lichtenstein call a "major speed bump" on Friday?

Squawk on the Street Answer

The Call

Question: What is the name of CNBC contributor Janice Dorn's own business site?

The Call Answer

Power Lunch

Question: Vanished Florida money manager Arthur Nadel handled assets for which Norse-named fund?

Power Lunch Answer

Street Signs

Question: On Monday, which bank announced the largest loss in Great Britain's corporate history (as of Jan. 19)?

Street Signs Answer

Closing Bell

Question: In Darren Rovell's "As Seen on TV" Tournament, which TV product is numbered "1" in the "Everything Else" category?

Closing Bell Answer

Weekly Quiz

Question: Jobless claims are reported

Answer: weekly

Squawk Box

Question: What stock(s) did Fast Money trader Joe Terranova recommend Thursday to play a gasoline price bottom?

Squawk Box Answer

Squawk on the Street

Question: In Cramer's Dec. 22 "outrage" over ultra-short ETFs, where was UltraShort Financials ProShares?

Squawk on the Street Answer

The Call

Question: During Doug Hirschhorn's Jan. 15 CNBC interview, what "Breaking News" headline(s) appeared on-screen?

The Call Answer

Power Lunch

Question: According to the article "Is Microsoft's Songsmith Video Campy...", what hated TV show was the promo video compared to?

Power Lunch Answer

Street Signs

Question: In Cliff Mason's blog post about legalizing narcotics, which economist does he refer to?

Street Signs Answer

Closing Bell

Question: In the installment of "Pros Say" called "We Need More Bailouts, Bigger TARP", who praised Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke?

Closing Bell Answer

Weekly Quiz

Question: If the S&P 500 goes down 1%, how much does SDS go up?

Answer: 2%

Squawk Box

Question: CNBC Europe's Silvia Wadhwa has written for which German business news organization?

Squawk Box Answer

Squawk on the Street

Question: Which alleged "hedge fund swindler" was "barred from contact" with his girlfriend on Wednesday?

Squawk on the Street Answer

The Call

Question: Which alleged "hedge fund swindler" was "barred from contact" with his girlfriend on Wednesday?

The Call Answer

Power Lunch

Question: In Allen Wastler's blog post, "Time to Start a Fugitive Watch?", which infamous 1970s criminal does he refer to?

Power Lunch Answer

Street Signs

Question: On our Web site's Currencies page, which pair appears first (upper left-hand corner)?

Street Signs Answer

Closing Bell

Question: How much did Canada's EDC agree to provide in short-term financing to help Nortel emerge from bankruptcy?

Closing Bell Answer

Weekly Quiz

Question: If the S&P 500 goes down 1%, how much does SDS go up?

Answer: 2%

Squawk Box

Question: When "Squawk Box" co-anchor Becky Quick was an undergrad, what newspaper did she lead?

Squawk Box Answer

Squawk on the Street

Question: According to Jon Najarian's Tuesday Stock Blog, which biotech saw options trading spike on Eli Lilly deal rumors?

Squawk on the Street Answer

The Call

Question: In our "Top 10 Halloween Costumes 2008" slideshow, what exaggerated medical implement is the "Adult Nurse" holding?

The Call Answer

Power Lunch

Question:In Dennis Kneale's editorial, "10 Reasons for Hope", what word does he suggest googling along with his name?

Power Lunch Answer

Street Signs

Question: In a Jan. 13 interview, Putnam Investments CEO Robert Reynolds said which new fund gives an "equity-type return"?

Street Signs Answer

Closing Bell

Question: Boone Pickens told CNBC Tuesday that the price of oil (per barrel) would be where "within a year"?

Closing Bell Answer

Weekly Quiz

Question: If the S&P 500 goes down 1%, how much does SDS go up?

Answer: 2%

Squawk Box

Question: According to our Stock Blog, what was the "No. 1 Options Play Today" on Jan. 12?

Squawk Box Answer

Squawk on the Street

Question: In the Jan. 9 edition of Mad Mail, why does Jim Cramer tell "Suzette" he likes Molson-Coors Brewing?

Squawk on the Street Answer

The Call

Question: In Darren Rovell's "Greatest TV Product Ever" story, which product does he say he actually purchased?

The Call Answer

Power Lunch

Question: In the Fast Money post, "Two Sectors Worth Watching", what sector does S&P's Rich Peterson suggest avoiding?

Power Lunch Answer

Street Signs

Question: On our Web site's Green page, what section will you find located on the upper-most lefthand corner?

Street Signs Answer

Closing Bell

Question: In a Monday CNBC interview, General Motors CEO Rick Wagoner called what factor "key" for GM?

Closing Bell Answer

Weekly Quiz

Question: If the S&P 500 goes down 1%, how much does SDS go up?

Answer: 2%

Squawk Box

Question: On Jan. 9, stock picker Michael Yoshikami did NOT recommend a dividend-play company in this sector:

Squawk Box Answer

Squawk on the Street

Question: In Bob Pisani's Jan. 9 post "The Next Big Worry", what does the "Trader Talk" blogger call the market's "big worry" now?

Squawk on the Street Answer

The Call

Question: In the Friday edition of "Stop Trading," Jim Cramer said which aspect of oil and gas still "might be hanging on"?

The Call Answer

Power Lunch

Question: Which CNBC correspondent hosted Friday's (1/9/09) market news wrap-up, "The Week & You"?

Power Lunch Answer

Street Signs

Question: Which obsolete medium is referenced on a page of our slideshow, "The Best-Selling Adult DVDs of All Time"?

Street Signs Answer

Closing Bell

Question: According to Jim Goldman's Jan. 7 blog post, who was the butt of Steve Ballmer's joke about Facebook "friend requests"?

Closing Bell Answer

Weekly Quiz

Question: If the S&P 500 goes down 1%, how much does SDS go up?

Answer: 2%

Squawk Box

Question: In our slideshow, 25 Years of Tech Blunders, what "old economy" product is compared to the modern ones?

Squawk Box Answer

Squawk on the Street

Question: On Thursday, Jeffrey Saut of Raymond James said which companies are players in the water sector?

Squawk on the Street Answer

The Call

Question: What phrase did Clem Chambers use in his prediction of Dow 11,000 on an "Obama Bounce"?

The Call Answer

Power Lunch

Question: In Cliff Mason's Jan. 8 blog post on job hunting, what cross-over Yiddish term did he use?

Power Lunch Answer

Street Signs

Question: In the story, "Sarkozy, Merkel, Blair Call for New Capitalism," what group did Germany's chancellor cite as a failure?

Street Signs Answer

Closing Bell

Question: What was Jim Cramer's Top Five Dow Stocks pick for Tuesday?

Closing Bell Answer

Weekly Quiz

Question: The term MACD is shorthand for

Answer: Moving Average Convergence/ Divergence

Squawk Box

Question: In Wednesday's Stop Trading segment, "The Next Big Madoff Story", what does Jim Cramer say may be "trending negative"?

Squawk Box Answer

Squawk on the Street

Question: According to a Jan. 7 Stock Blog by Jon Najarian, which networking company's shares "jumped" more than 18% Tuesday?

Squawk on the Street Answer

The Call

Question: What animal metaphor did B. Ramalinga Raju use for trying to fix Satyam Computer Services' balance sheet?

The Call Answer

Power Lunch

Question: According to our Warren Buffett Watch blog, which cartoonist said he doesn't trust the Berkshire Hathaway chief?

Power Lunch Answer

Street Signs

Question: According to Jane Wells' blog, which famed pornographer wants a $5 billion bailout for the adult entertainment industry?

Street Signs Answer

Closing Bell

Question: In our article, "Early Warnings Signaling An Ugly Earnings Season", who warned of further layoffs ahead?

Closing Bell Answer

Weekly Quiz

Question: The term MACD is shorthand for

Answer: Moving Average Convergence/ Divergence

Squawk Box

Question: According to the CNBC Stock Blog, which housing stock did strategist Ivy Zelman pan on Tuesday?

Squawk Box Answer

Squawk on the Street

Question: In the edition of "Pros Say" entitled "Buck Up--And Buy Upgraded Stocks" who upped his rating on stocks to market weight?

Squawk on the Street Answer

The Call

Question: According to Prudential Douglas Elliman's Dottie Herman, what likely sparked a 3.6% drop in Manhattan apartment prices?

The Call Answer

Power Lunch

Question: On Tuesday, Gazprom's Alexander Medvedev accused whom of cutting off Russian gas to Europe?

Power Lunch Answer

Street Signs

Question: In his "Bond Outlook '09," Pimco's Paul McCulley is shown juxtaposed with what animal?

Street Signs Answer

Closing Bell

Question: On Tuesday, the Fast Money team described what group as former "Masters Of The Universe"?

Closing Bell Answer

Weekly Quiz

Question: The term MACD is shorthand for

Answer: Moving Average Convergence/ Divergence

Squawk Box

Question: In Jon Najarian's Monday Stock Blog post, which natgas company did he say options traders were targeting?

Squawk Box Answer

Squawk on the Street

Question: In his CNBC interview, Pimco's co-CEO Mohamed El-Erian recommended which investment(s)?

Squawk on the Street Answer

The Call

Question: Web video hunt: On Dec. 23, which strategist told CNBC that Russia would be a "A Bigger Energy Player in 2009"?

The Call Answer

Power Lunch

Question: Which corporate boards did Meg Whitman resign from as of Dec. 31?

Power Lunch Answer

Street Signs

Question: Which investment firm said Monday that it was unwinding its $1 billion Tempo Master fund?

Street Signs Answer

Closing Bell

Question: In his Millennial Money blog post called "War On Climate Change Over..." what was Cliff Mason's apocalyptic message?

Closing Bell Answer

Weekly Quiz

Question: The term MACD is shorthand for

Answer: Moving Average Convergence/ Divergence

Squawk Box

Question: In a "Fast Money" interview on Dec. 31, how does CEO Howard Levine describe his family business?

Squawk Box Answer

Squawk on the Street

Question: According to our Warren Buffett Watch, where did Berkshire Hathaway's Class A shares end 2008?

Squawk on the Street Answer

The Call

Question: According to our By The Numbers blog, which of the 2009 Dogs of the Dow has the lowest dividend yield?

The Call Answer

Power Lunch

Question: Video hunt: In a Jan. 1 interview about commodities, what did Michael Yoshikami cite as a sign of industrial slowdown?

Power Lunch Answer

Street Signs

Question: Slideshow hunt: According to our Wealth in America survey, who had planned to spend the most on holiday shopping?

Street Signs Answer

Closing Bell

Question: According to the article, Asian Markets Start 2009 on a Quiet Note, whose gains helped support Australian stocks?

Closing Bell Answer

Weekly Quiz

Question: The term MACD is shorthand for

Answer: Moving Average Convergence/ Divergence

Squawk Box

Question: In our "Famous Last Words" slideshow, what is Chris Dodd referring to?

Squawk Box Answer

Squawk on the Street

Question: On New Years Eve, Brent Wilsey told CNBC that which stock is in the "30% Club"?

Squawk on the Street Answer

The Call

Question: In our Web video collection, "Top Videos of 2008", which news story is not represented?

The Call Answer

Power Lunch

Question: What investment does Nadav Baum consider in Part 2 of "Predictions '09" (Why You Shouldn't Run From Stocks)?

Power Lunch Answer

Street Signs

Question: What is Ukraine's state-owned gas company named?

Street Signs Answer

Closing Bell

Question: Why did Jon Najarian say NetApps was the focus of "intense options action" on Wednesday?

Closing Bell Answer

Weekly Quiz

Question: NYSE tick indicator represents number of stocks with

Answer: last trade executed on uptick vs downtick

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