In each of the following questions, a part of a sentence is left blank. You are to those from among the four options given below each question, the one which would best fill the blanks.
The stock-market is probably _______. And the way the market has been plunging says a lot about investor confidence.
- the best barometer to assess the sentiment of the public
- an ideal indication of the health of public sentiment
- the least imperfect mechanism for judging the quantity of the sentiment of the public
- the best indicator of public sentiment