Test Your Savvy


Thursday’s question: If your stocks are in “street name,” they are . . . ?

And the answer is . . . B. Held in a broker’s name for you.

Today’s question: There are an estimated 5 million online trading accounts in the U.S. How many are there in Japan?

A. 37,000

B. 5.1 million

C. 896 million

D. None. Online trading is illegal in Japan.

Answer will appear Saturday.

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