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the amount returned per unit of time expressed as a percentage of the cost

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in a normal statistical setting, the requisite expected rates of return must be exogenous variables (inputs).
If we were to consider change in price levels for the two nations by examining the China Statistical Yearbook, 2009 and the consumer price index for the United States (although not a perfect comparison), the changes in prices would not account for the major portion of the differences in the average rates of return.
mean, variance, skewness measure, and kurtosis) evaluated for the logarithmic rates of return of five "gold" companies and two WSE indexes.
The danger we had with assumed rates of return was that they implied an almost guarantee that something will happen," Broadhurst said.
To that end, PRP plans to launch Perseus Capital City Fund, a $100 million diversified real estate investment fund, which seeks to provide superior risk-adjusted rates of return, by investing alongside developers through joint venture equity, preferred equity, and mezzanine investments.
Yet, as noted by Burton Malkiel, author of A Random Walk Down Wall Street, "For all 25- and 35-year investment periods from 1926 to 2004, investors have always earned positive rates of return.
He notes that for those born in 1930, the real rate of return on CPP contributions is almost five times those that will accrue for individuals born in 1990 or 2000 while Canadians born in 1950 garner real rates of return double that of future generations.
Historically, rates of return have been very low on most products.
This paper reports estimates of the distribution of individual private rates of return to undergraduate and community college education by field of study for Canada.
The financial concepts include: stock market indices, rates of return, beta coefficient, the capital asset pricing model, expectations, annual percentage rate, effective annual rate of return, geometric mean and sensitivity analysis.
Indeed, even these low rates of return for more recent cohorts likely are being overestimated because they are based on current law taxes and benefits.
No doubt they are also aware that any plan that would allow for higher rates of return without creating individual accounts would undercut the strongest argument for privatization.
The second point is that realized rates of return in regulated utilities are subject to a reverse Lake Wobegon effect.