The question was: An index of life settlement activity recently showed that, as compared to the previous month. life settlement activity in May 2010 was:

a) Down dramatically
b) Down a little
c) About the same
d) Up a little
e) Showing robust growth

The answer is: The answer is e), showing robust growth. The Amrita Life Settlement Index, which measures life settlement activity, jumped nearly 29%, to 537 points, in May compared with April’s 418 points, according to Amrita Financial Inc., the Oceanside, Calif., the firm that maintains the index.

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