KudoZ home » English to Swedish » Bus/Financial

nifty fifty

Swedish translation: nifty fifty

Advertisement

Login or register (free and only takes a few minutes) to participate in this question.

You will also have access to many other tools and opportunities designed for those who have language-related jobs
(or are passionate about them). Participation is free and the site has a strict confidentiality policy.
GLOSSARY ENTRY (DERIVED FROM QUESTION BELOW)
English term or phrase:nifty fifty
Swedish translation:nifty fifty
Entered by: zebung
Options:
- Contribute to this entry
- Include in personal glossary

17:21 Jan 3, 2003
English to Swedish translations [PRO]
Bus/Financial / market, recession, investment
English term or phrase: nifty fifty
ingår i rubirk till fondförvaltarrapport: "coming bounce-back should resemble nifty fifty". Vad kan detta kallas på svenska? Eller var det endast ett engelskt fenomen på 70-talet?
Elisabeth Lundberg-Karlsson
Sweden
Local time: 04:36
nifty fifty
Explanation:
Don't translate it, it is a specific term for specific stocks during the 70s. It's used as a reference point today for stocks experiencing the same phenomenon.

Term given to fifty blue chip stocks which were so popular prior to the bear market of 1973-1974 that their prices were temporarily driven up to ridiculous levels.
Selected response from:

zebung
Local time: 04:36
Grading comment
OK, that will do!
1 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

Advertisement


Summary of answers provided
5nifty fifty
zebung


  

Answers


4 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5
nifty fifty


Explanation:
Don't translate it, it is a specific term for specific stocks during the 70s. It's used as a reference point today for stocks experiencing the same phenomenon.

Term given to fifty blue chip stocks which were so popular prior to the bear market of 1973-1974 that their prices were temporarily driven up to ridiculous levels.



    Reference: http://www.investorwords.com/cgi-bin/getword.cgi?3283
    Reference: http://www.fool.com/boringport/2000/boringport000124.htm
zebung
Local time: 04:36
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in SwedishSwedish
PRO pts in pair: 212
Grading comment
OK, that will do!
Login to enter a peer comment (or grade)




Return to KudoZ list


KudoZ™ translation help
The KudoZ network provides a framework for translators and others to assist each other with translations or explanations of terms and short phrases.



See also:



Term search
  • All of ProZ.com
  • Term search
  • Jobs
  • Forums
  • Multiple search