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Investing with talent


Investing with talent

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This interactive technical note demonstrates the concept of time value of money and how it is applied in the evaluation of investment opportunities. Two basic tools that rely on this concept, the Net Present Value (NPV) and the Internal Rate of Return (IRR), are described and compared, to each other and to some more intuitive alternative methods.
Material Type: Tutorial
Technical Format: HTML/Text
Date Added to MERLOT: July 17, 2012
Date Modified in MERLOT: July 17, 2012
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Keywords: Net Present Value (NPV), Present Value, Payback Period, Discounting Cash Flows, Accounting Rate of Return (ARR), Internal Rate of Return (IRR), Future Value, Time value of money, Residual Value


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Primary Audience: College General Ed, College Upper Division, Professional
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
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Language: English
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Creative Commons: Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Spain


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