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Explanation: stock markets may also be referred to as bourses. Companies needing money for development may raise finance or raise capital on the bourse by selling shares: investment certificates that vary in value, depending partly on company performance.
1. Most of the shares listed in New York are still domestically-based firms, but the shares of foreign companies account, on average, for a third of the shares listed on the main European bourses.
explanation: currencies such as dollars, pounds and francs on the foreign exchange or forex markets.
forex 可以看成是foreign exchange的缩写，就是外汇市场的意思。初次见到可能会觉得陌生，不过下次就一定不会忘了吧。下面看一个例句：
More money churns around in the forex markets then in any other.
Explanation: when market prices are rising people talk about a bull market, and if they think price will continue to rise, then market is bullish.
1. Mr. Schaeffer says the current ‘extreme’ bullish view of bond investors is ‘likely to be as incorrect’ as the pessimism earlier this year.
Explanation: securities refer to shares and bonds, investment certificates with a fixed rate of interest.
The vice president said the company’s existing cash, marketable secutities and anticipated revenue ‘should be sufficient to the cash needs for current level of operation’